Staff Book Lists by Find it list ya:
- Oceans of Possibilities
Read something oceanic and check off a Summer Challenge 2022 activity
- YA books to make you cry
Have a box of tissues ready! TW: Many of the books on this list deal with tough topics including abuse, death, mental illness, and more.
- Disability Visibility: MG & YA books
Middle grade and young adult novels (and one nonfiction title) featuring characters with visible and invisible disabilities and chronic conditions
- Girl Crush! MG & YA novels
Middle grade and young adult novels with f/f romance and identity discovery
- Climate Change
Books for young adults focused on climate change
- We Are Not Free Readalikes for Teens
Same Page 2022
- Celebrate Black Authors
Celebrating Black authors during Black History Month 2022
- Romance Free Books for Teens
Books for teens with little to no romance
- #1000BlackGirlBooks - Teens
- Jewish American Heritage Month for teens
Young Adult novels featuring Jewish American characters.
- Many Cultures, Many Gifts, One Home: Diversity in Books for Teens
A list of books for teens representing diverse cultural heritage and backgrounds. Compiled for the 2021 Festival of Cultures.
- Fandom and Geek Culture
Titles featuring fanfic, hacking, video games, fan art, comics, TV fandom and more.
- Mental Health in Young Adult Literature
Books with characters who experience anxiety, depression, self-harm, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, and more.
- African American Authors
A sample of YA books by African American authors
- Read Local: Virginia Authors For Teens
This list is a compilation of authors who live in the state of Virginia and write for teens.
- Cozy Reads for Teens
A mug of cocoa for your heart!
- Asian/Pacific American Heritage in Young Adult Literature
Books featuring Asian/Pacific American characters or themes.
- Humorous Teen Fiction
It feels great to sink into a good book—and even better when that book can elicit some laughs. These books feature different kinds of humor including dark humor, hyperbole/exaggeration, sarcasm, satire, surprise, irony and pun.
- Star Wars Picks for Teens
Lovers of all things Star Wars Reads in the teen section of the library. We combined a selection of graphic novels and fiction for your enjoyment.
- Quick Reads for Teens
Sometimes you just need a quick read - a short book that you can pick up and polish off fast.
- Ready for YA? Staff Picks for Younger Readers
Books for those transitioning from the Children's to the Young Adult collection.
- The Story of US Immigration in Young Adult Fiction and Non-fiction
Check out these titles about the stories of immigration and immigrants to the U.S.
- Teen Services Staff Picks
Favorites by JMRL Teen Services Staff