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Award Winners and Book Reviews

In Darkness by Nick Lake

   

 

Best Fiction for Young Adults 2013
A collection of fiction titles in a wide range of genres and styles chosen by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) of the American Library Association as the year's best reads.

Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2013
A list of nonfiction and fiction graphic novels chosen as the year's best by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) of the American Library Association.

Guys Read
A site by author Jon Scieszka with lots of recommended titles for guys.

Michael L.Printz Award.
Awarded by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association for the year's best young adult book. Medal and honor books listed.

Novel Novice
Features include reading recommendations, upcoming books, and author interviews. Created by Sara Gundell

Oregon Readers Choice Awards
Founded in 2010 for Oregon students in grades 4-12. Includes Junior, Intermediate and Senior divisions.

Oregon Young Adult Network Book Raves
Lists of best books selected each year by the librarians of the Oregon Young Adult Network.

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2013
Books chosen in four categories: Boarding Schools to Summer Camps, Gowns, Greasepaint and Guitars, I'm New Here Myself, and More Books that Won't Make You Blush. Chosen by YALSA.

Reading Rants
A site for reviews and an interactive blog where readers can respond to reviews and write their own. "Slacker Fiction," "Deadheads and Mosh-pits," and "Gen-X Files" are among many "out of the ordinary teen book lists" compiled by New York City young adult librarian Jennifer Hubert.

TeenReads.com
Lots of book reviews and author interviews and profiles as well as an opportunity to share your thoughts about what you're reading through the site's Word of Mouth page.