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Lists of recommended books for various occasions and audiences —
You can also request a personalized list prepared by JMRL Children's staff.


  1. almost american girl an illustrated memoir by Ha, Robin.
    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.

  2. everything sad is untrue a true story by Nayeri, Daniel.
  3. scarlett epstein hates it here by Breslaw, Anna.
    Fandom and Geek Culture
    Titles featuring fanfic, hacking, video games, fan art, comics, TV fandom and more.

  4. turtles all the way down by Green, John, 1977-
    Mental Health in Young Adult Literature
    Books with characters who experience anxiety, depression, self-harm, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders, and more.

  5. solo by Alexander, Kwame.
    African American Authors
    A sample of YA books by African American authors

  6. Read Local: Virginia Authors For Teens
    This list is a compilation of authors who live in the state of Virginia and write for teens.

  7. aristotle and dante discover the secrets of the universe by Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.
  8. hungry hearts 13 tales of food love by
    Cozy Reads for Teens
    A mug of cocoa for your heart!

  9. american panda by Chao, Gloria, 1986-
    Asian/Pacific American Heritage in Young Adult Literature
    Books featuring Asian/Pacific American characters or themes.

  10. give me some truth a novel with paintings by Gansworth, Eric L.
  11. angus thongs and full frontal snogging confessions of georgia nicolson by Rennison, Louise.
    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.

  12. one of us is lying by McManus, Karen M.
  13. star wars ahsoka by Johnston, E. K.
    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.

  14. justin by Alonge, L. J.
    Quick Reads for Teens
    Sometimes you just need a quick read - a short book that you can pick up and polish off fast.

  15. american road trip by Flores-Scott, Patrick.
  16. invictus by Graudin, Ryan.
  17. ember in the ashes a novel by Tahir, Sabaa.
  18. unwanteds by McMann, Lisa.
  19. cinder by Meyer, Marissa.
  20. alanna the first adventure by Pierce, Tamora.
    Ready for YA? Staff Picks for Younger Readers
    Books for those transitioning from the Children's to the Young Adult collection.

  21. giver by Lowry, Lois.
  22. radius of us by Marquardt, Marie F., 1972-
    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.

  23. let s talk about love by Kann, Claire.
  24. superman smashes the klan the graphic novel by Yang, Gene Luen.
    Teen Services Staff Picks
    Favorites by JMRL Teen Services Staff

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