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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!

some assembly required :the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen

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.

Sex : an uncensored introduction

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.

Money hungry

Homeless Teens
by FLPTeens

Moving stories about the struggles of teenage homelessness.

ask me

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.

Delirium

If You Like the Hunger Games
by FLPTeens

Books for fans of Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games series

Before I fall

Teen Most Wanted List
by FLPTeens

Teen bestsellers across America

Airborn

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.

Eat fresh food : awesome recipes for teen chefs

Spare Time Suggestions for Teens
by FLPTeens

Fun and creative activities to fend off teenage boredom.

shiver

Philly Teen Favorites
by FLPTeens

The books Philadelphia teens are clamoring to read.

Silent alarm

High School Drama
by FLPTeens

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

Bring it on Bring it on again

High School Films
by FLPTeens

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

she is not invisible

FLP Teens Recommend
by FLPTeens

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

Fallout

Poetry - Novels in Verse
by explore

Poetry with special appeal for tweens and teens.

ready or not-- they're gay :stories from a midwestern family

LGBTQ Teens - Resources for Parents and Families
by explore

Resources for Parents and Families of LGBTQ Teens.

Crisis : 40 stories revealing the personal, social, and religious pain and trauma of growing up gay in America

LGBTQ Teens - Nonfiction
by explore

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

down to the bone

LGBTQ Teens - Fiction
by explore

Get lost in a story about LGBTQ teens, people, and places.

Divergent

Fantasy - Teens
by explore

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

The namesake

Asian American Resources for Teens
by explore

Recommended especially for middle and high school students.

Smile

Graphic Novels - Realistic stories for Teens
by explore

Graphic novels that reflect real life.

hold me closer :the tiny cooper story

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.