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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!

Radio silence

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.

For goodness sex : changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health

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.

Tomorrow, maybe

Homeless Teens
by FLPTeens

Moving stories about the struggles of teenage homelessness.

Glory O'Brien's history of the future

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.

Who fears death

If You Like the Hunger Games
by FLPTeens

Books for fans of Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games series

l.a. candy

Teen Most Wanted List
by FLPTeens

Teen bestsellers across America


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.

indie girl :from starting a band to launching a fashion company, nine ways to turn your creative talent into reality

Spare Time Suggestions for Teens
by FLPTeens

Fun and creative activities to fend off teenage boredom.

don't you forget about me

Philly Teen Favorites
by FLPTeens

The books Philadelphia teens are clamoring to read.

Kiss & blog

High School Drama
by FLPTeens

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

10 things I hate about you

High School Films
by FLPTeens

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

The water mirror

FLP Teens Recommend
by FLPTeens

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

cinnamon girl :letters found inside a cereal box

Poetry - Novels in Verse
by explore

Poetry with special appeal for tweens and teens.

The ABC's of LGBT+

LGBTQ Teens - Resources for Parents and Families
by explore

Resources for Parents and Families of LGBTQ Teens.

Transgender 101 : a simple guide to a complex issue

LGBTQ Teens - Nonfiction
by explore

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

The girl of fire and thorns

Fantasy - Teens
by explore

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

Yell-oh girls! : emerging voices explore culture, identity, and growing up Asian American

Asian American Resources for Teens
by explore

Recommended especially for middle and high school students.

American born Chinese

Graphic Novels - Realistic stories for Teens
by explore

Graphic novels that reflect real life.

list of things that didn't kill me

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.