Looking for something great to read? Check out the links below, which feature titles for every reading taste. These books have been recommended by teachers, librarians, and other teens.
The Abraham Lincoln High School Book Award (PDF) - The Abraham Lincoln Award is awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by participating students in grades nine through twelve in Illinois. The award is named for Abraham Lincoln, one of Illinois' most famous residents and himself an avid reader and noted author. The award is sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA).
YALSA Booklists - The website of YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, features lists including the Alex Award, the Michael L. Printz Award, the Teen's Top Ten Award, Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults, and more.
Do you love Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Music, and more? Curious to find more books on these topics? We can help. These booklists have been compiled by Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District Librarians, with input from teen patrons. All of the books on these lists are owned by one or both Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District locations.
What have the librarians at the Winnetka and Northfield libraries been reading lately? Check the book blog to find out.
Still wondering what to read next? NextReads is an e-mail newsletter that sends book recommendations straight to your inbox monthly or bi-monthly. Select from many available newsletters based on your reading tastes. Our pick: Teen Scene, which updates you on great books published specifically with teens in mind.