Readers’ Corner: Romance

Everyone could use a little more love in their life, especially as we head toward chilly weather and grey skies. This week’s featured teen booklist is will add some romance to your life. Do you like your romance realistic? Set in a fantasy world? In graphic novel format? Do you like to go back in time, or […]

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Readers’ Corner: History

Despite the evidence that may be presented in your school textbooks, history is a fascinating topic. This week’s featured teen booklist includes non-fiction historical accounts that will make you excited about history again. These books vary in time and place, but they will all capture your interest and imagination. It’s not just about names and […]

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Readers’ Corner: On the Spectrum

I hope you’re all enjoying a safe and sunny Labor Day weekend, making the most of the last days of summer vacation. This week’s featured teen booklist is one of our Tough Issues lists, which deal with the real-life problems and situations teens face every day. The topic for this week’s list is On the […]

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Readers’ Corner: If you like John Green…

If you’re a big fan of John Green, you’ve probably read all of his books by now. And you probably already know that his next book, Turtles All the Way Down, is coming out in October. If you need some ideas for good things to read in the meantime, try one (or more) of the […]

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Readers’ Corner: Road Trips

This week’s featured teen booklist is all about road trips, because that’s where I am right now! That’s right — as you read this, I’m somewhere on the Oregon coast, probably stuck in traffic with all the eclipse groupies. Summer is winding down, but don’t let it end without at least one sunny road trip. […]

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Readers’ Corner: Sports Fiction

If you’re a fan of any kind of sports, you’re going to love this week’s featured teen booklist: sports fiction. The list includes a wide variety of sports, from the obvious ones, like baseball and basketball, to the less common boxing, mountain climbing, and surfing. There are even a couple books about female football players. So […]

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Readers’ Corner: Build a Better World with Teen Fiction

Can you believe it’s August already? The summer is flying by! But there’s still some time left to enjoy Teen Explore Summer. Find an event at a library near you, track your reading to earn votes, and read an inspiring book in the sunshine (with sunblock, of course). This week’s featured booklist is all about […]

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Reader’s Corner: Based on a True Story

Hello, readers! This week’s featured teen booklist is not entirely fiction, but also not quite nonfiction. In each of these fictional accounts based on true stories, the author has taken some liberties to make an intriguing story, but it’s still grounded in actual events and settings, and sometimes actual lives. These are stories that could […]

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Readers’ Corner: Build a Better World with Tween Fiction

This week’s featured booklist is another one of our special Teen Explore Summer booklists, and this one focuses on fiction for tweens. These stories include young teen characters attempting to make the world a better place, so you should find some great inspiration in these pages. If you’re not a tween, never fear. Stay tuned […]

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Readers’ Corner: Teens as Science Projects

You may be aware that teens frequently get a bad rap in society. Maybe you get watched extra closely when you’re in a store, or you get shushed when others are being much louder. Some adults just don’t appreciate teens and treat them as second-class citizens. Well, this week’s featured booklist takes that idea to […]

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