Category Archive: Teens

Teen Programs are for Grades 6-12 unless otherwise indicated.

Vote for Teens’ Top Ten!

Vote now for YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten!  Teens aged 12-18 are eligible to participate in the voting process and will be able to vote for up to three of their favorite titles from the list of 25 nominated titles:


  1. The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett
  2. Maybe I Will by Laurie Gray
  3. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  4. Teardrop by Lauren Kate
  5. The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason
  6. Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
  7. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
  8. In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
  9. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
  10. A Midsummer Night’s Scream by R.L. Stine
  11. Winger by Andrew Smith
  12. This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
  13. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
  14. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
  15. This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
  16. Six Months Later by Natalie Richards
  17. Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne
  18. Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
  19. Splintered by A.G. Howard
  20. The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry
  21. The Eye of Minds by James Dashner
  22. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
  23. Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block
  24. Siege and Storm by Leah Bardugo
  25. Of Triton by Anna Banks




New YA Books: August 2014


Mortal Danger by Ann AguirreLet's Get Lost by Adi AlsaidKalona's Fall: A House of Night novella by P.C. CastThe Girl from the Well by Rin ChupecoWhen Mr. Dog Bites by Brian ConaghanServants of the Storm by Delilah DawsonExtraction by Stephanie DiazExtraction by Stephanie DiazBreathe Annie Breathe by Miranda KenneallyGates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. LeeThe Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina LenoThe Truth About Alice by Jennifer MathieuSilver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) by Richelle MeadDissonance by Erica O’RourkeSince Last Summer by Joanna PhilbinInland by Kat RosenfieldLooking for Jack Kerouac by Barbara ShoupChorus (Coda #2) by Emma TrevayneBetween the Spark and the Burn (Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea #2) by April Genevieve Tucholke


City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare


Learn to Program with Scratch by Majed Marji

Graphic Novels & Manga

Alice in the Country of Joker: The Nightmare Trilogy v. 1Angelic Runes v. 1Artemis Fowl: The Opal DeceptionBlack Butler v. 17Bleach v. 61Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus v. 1Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus v. 2Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus v. 3Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus v. 4Fairy Tail v. 15Fairy Tail v. 16Ghost Hunt v. 2Ghost Hunt v. 2Ghost Hunt v. 3Ghost Hunt v. 4Ghost Hunt v. 5Ghost Hunt v. 6Ghost Hunt v. 7Ghost Hunt v. 8Ghost Hunt v. 9Ghost Hunt v. 10Judge v. 4Kamui v. 1Loveless v. 12Nora: The Last Chronicle of Devildom v. 1Nora: The Last Chronicle of Devildom v. 2Nora: The Last Chronicle of Devildom v. 3Rasetsu v. 1Rasetsu v. 2Rasetsu v. 3Rasetsu v. 4Rasetsu v. 5Rosario+Vampire Season II v. 13Saiyuki Reload v. 1Saiyuki Reload v. 2Saiyuki Reload v. 1Saiyuki Reload v. 4Saiyuki Reload v. 5Smile by Raina TelgemeierSisters by Raina TelgemeierToriko v. 23Umineko: When They Cry v. 7: Alliance of the Golden Witch v. 1


Up and Coming YA Books: September 2014


The Winter People by Rebekah L. Purdy
The Secret Sky: A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan by Atia Abawi
Zac and Mia by A. J. Betts
The Summoning (Bloody Mary #1) by Hillary Monahan
The Jewel by Amy Ewing
Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes
Don’t Touch by Rachel M. Wilson
A New Darkness by Joseph Delaney
The Dolls by Kiki Sullivan
Puppy Love by A. Destiny, Catherine Hapka
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
Girl Defective by Simmone Howell
Sealed with a Lie (Two Lies and a Spy #2) by Kat Carlton
The Boy I Love by Nina de Gramont
Practice Makes Perfect (Varsity #3) by Melanie Spring
Hider, Seeker, Secret Keeper (Dancer, Daughter, Traitor, Spy #2) by Elizabeth Kiem
The Social Media Experiment by Cole Gibsen
Feuds by Avery Hastings
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas
Starry Night by Isabel Gillies
Trial by Fire (Worldwalker #1) by Josephine Angelini
Shattered (Scorched #2) by Marianne Mancusi

Always a Catch by Peter Richmond

No One Needs to Know by Amanda Grace
The Lonely by Ainsley Hogarth
Words and Their Meanings by Kate Bassett
All Those Broken Angels by Peter Adam Salomon

The Caller (Shadowfell #3) by Juliet Marillier
Hunt for the Bamboo Rat (Prisoners of the Empire #4) by Graham Salisbury
King Dork Approximately (King Dork #2) by Frank Portman
Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White
Rites of Passage by Joy N. Hensley
Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick
Falling into Place by Mary Amato
Blood of My Blood (I Hunt Killers #3) by Barry Lyga
Of Monsters and Madness by Jessica Verday
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire
The Twyning by Terence Blacker
Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Gavin J. Grant, Kelly Link
Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman
Paper Airplanes by Dawn O’Porter
Found (Mickey Bolitar #3) by Harlan Coben

The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey
Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
In the Afterlight (Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken
Made for You by Melissa Marr
Blackbird by Anna Carey
The Perilous Sea (Elemental #2) by Sherry Thomas
Echoes of Us (The Hybrid Chronicles #3) by Kat Zhang
Get Even by Gretchen McNeil
Hunt for Jade Dragon (Michael Vey #4) by Richard Paul Evans
Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither
Day 21 (The 100 #2) by Kass Morgan
Wildlife by Fiona Wood
Sway by Kat Spears
Being Audrey Hepburn by Mitchell Kriegman
Evidence of Things Not Seen by Lindsey Lane
The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien
Jackaby (Jackaby #1) by William Ritter
Color Song by Victoria Strauss
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

The Bodies We Wear by Jeyn Roberts
Ice War (Recon Team Angel #3) by Brian Falkner
Lark Rising (Guardians of Tarnec #1) by Sandra Waugh
On a Clear Day by Walter Dean Myers
Skink – No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
Unmade (The Lynburn Legacy #3) by Sarah Rees Brennan
Messenger of Fear by Michael Grant
In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis
Remember Me (Find Me #2) by Romily Bernard
Tape by Steven Camden
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Survival Colony 9 by Joshua David Bellin
Salt & Storm by Kendall Kulper
Tabula Rasa by Kristen Lippert-Martin
Adrenaline Crush by Laurie Boyle Crompton
Firebug by Lish McBride

Unfriended by Rachel Vail

The Only Thing to Fear by Caroline Tung Richmond
Famous Last Words by Katie Alender
Love Is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson
Fire Fall (Dark Star #3) by Bethany Frenette
Dead Zone (Blackout #2) by Robison Wells
Winterspell by Claire Legrand
Complete Nothing (True Love #2) by Kieran Scott
*Unmarked (The Legion #2) by Kami Garcia
Boy Trouble (Rumor Central #5) by ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Party Games (Fear Street) by R. L. Stine
My Brother’s Keeper by Tony Bradman, Tom Bradman
Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer
Schizo by Nic Sheff

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