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Looking for your next great read? Check out our list of books suggested by our librarians and by teens like you!

My Year Zero

LGBTQ Young Adult Books
by FLPTeens

Books featuring LGBTQ protagonists within YA fiction that is diverse and accessible to all readers, no matter what their sexual orientation or gender identity may be.


Let's Talk About Consent: 7th - 12th Grade
by FLPTeens

Books and resources to aid parents, caregivers, and educators discuss the topic of consent and personal boundaries with teens in grades 7th - 12th.

Street kids : the lives of runaway and thrownaway teens

Homeless Teens
by FLPTeens

Moving stories about the struggles of teenage homelessness.

Like no other

Favorite YA Reads of 2014
by FLPTeens

Our favorite YA reads that came out in 2014, proving once again that kids’ books aren’t just for kids.

ashes, ashes

If You Like the Hunger Games
by FLPTeens

Books for fans of Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games series

The death cure

Teen Most Wanted List
by FLPTeens

Teen bestsellers across America

un lun dun

Steampunk for Teens
by FLPTeens

From clockwork robots and steam-powered computers to dirigibles (and even zombies!), these teen novels feature elements of retro-futuristic science, alternate histories, and wild adventure.

InJEANious : 52 ways to DIY your denim

Spare Time Suggestions for Teens
by FLPTeens

Fun and creative activities to fend off teenage boredom.

Vampire Academy

Philly Teen Favorites
by FLPTeens

The books Philadelphia teens are clamoring to read.

Cold as ice

High School Drama
by FLPTeens

You think your school is bad?! Read these books filled with teenage drama, gossip, and growing pains.

Degrassi High.

High School Films
by FLPTeens

Get ready for a new school term by watching films about or that take place in high school.

Jayd's legacy

FLP Teens Recommend
by FLPTeens

High school students participating in the Free Library’s community service program recommend their favorite books.

rose that grew from concrete

Poetry - Novels in Verse
by explore

Poetry with special appeal for tweens and teens.

Raising Ryland : our story of parenting a transgender child with no strings attached

LGBTQ Teens - Resources for Parents and Families
by explore

Resources for Parents and Families of LGBTQ Teens.

Before I had the words :

LGBTQ Teens - Nonfiction
by explore

Information on bullying, safety, coming out, and other important topics relevant to LGBTQ teens.


Fantasy - Teens
by explore

YA fantasy fiction from the classics to newer sub genres, graphic novels, and epic series too!

Ask me no questions

Asian American Resources for Teens
by explore

Recommended especially for middle and high school students.

The plain Janes

Graphic Novels - Realistic stories for Teens
by explore

Graphic novels that reflect real life.

this side of home

YA Best of 2015
by FreeLibrary

If you are looking for amazing Young Adult books, check out this Top 50 list created by three of our Teen Librarians – Erin H., Abbe K., and Rachel F.