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 Books and Reading


We've scoured the shelves for the latest and greatest reads and have compiled the following book lists - just for teens! Everything from fiction to mystery to new releases, these are some of the best books for teens of all ages.

Don't see a topic that you would love to have a librarian hand-pick a list of books for? Contact the Library and check back here- you may see your requested list soon!


Middle School Reads
It can be a jungle out there. Here are some titles to help you survive grades 6-8!

If You Like the Hunger Games
The odds are ever in your favor if you choose one of these titles!
Books to Film
You've seen the movies, now read the book!
Flights of Fantasy
Looking for something beyond Harry Potter and Frodo? Try these new worlds.
Gear Up for Adventure
Grab your pack & head off with a good book. 
Get a Clue!
Tales of mystery and suspense. 
Historical Fiction
Let these stories take you back in time.
Horror Tales
Books that will make your spine tingle!
If you liked Harry Potter, then try... 
These books will have the mystical qualities-minus the hogwarts. 
LOL! Laugh Out Loud Reads
Need more humor in your life? Try these books!
Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Winners
Students cast their votes for these winning books.
Simply Science Fiction
Stories of worlds and futures different from our own. 
Teen Scene - New Books
Take a sneak peek at the hottest new titles for young adults. 
War Stories
Both fictional and true accounts of war throughout history.

Host a Book Club for Teens
Get your friends together or make new ones with a book club! Book clubs are a great way to get together with your peers and talk about a book you have all read. Grab some snacks, find a comfy place to sit and share your favorite (and least) favorite parts of the book!  
Download a printable list here of the book club kits available.

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