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Teen Reads

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Teen Reads is a way to learn about new titles exclusively from our Young Adult Collection. Young Adult Librarian, Lee Ann Murphy, posts recommendations each month for what's new and fresh in YA lit! Copies of the current month's recommended title will be available behind the circulation desk, as well as on Mrs. Murphy's staff pick shelf.
For ages 14-18.

2023 Recommendations

January - GRAPHIC NOVEL - 1984: The Graphic Novel illustrated by Fido Nesti

February - THRILLER - Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

March - PRINTZ AWARD WINNER - All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir


2022 Recommendations


January - GRAPHIC NOVEL - Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds

February - THRILLER - The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson

March - PRINTZ AWARD WINNER - The Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

April - NONFICTION - Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer

May - SCIENCE FICTION - Steelstriker by Marie Lu

June - REALISTIC FICTION - Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp

July - MYSTERY - The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

August - DYSTOPIAN - Z Is for Zachariah by Robert C. O'Brien

September - REALISTIC FICTION - This Golden State by Marit Weisenberg

October - FANTASY = Briarheart by Mercedes Lackey

November - BIOGRAPHY - Free Lunch by Rex Ogle

December - HISTORICAL FICTION - We Are Not Free by Traci Chee


2021 Recommendations

January - FANTASY - Havenfall by Sara Holland

February - GRAPHIC - The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by K. Woodward-Maynard

March- PRINTZ AWARD WINNER - Everything Sad Is Untrue (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri 

April - THRILLER - What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini

May - SCIENCE FICTION - Escaping Eleven by Jerri Chisholm

June - NONFICTION - The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph

July - MYSTERY - A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

August - DYSTOPIAN - The First 7 by Laura Pohl

September - REALISTIC - Indivisible by Daniel Aleman

October - FANTASY - Lore by Alexandra Bracken

November - BIOGRAPHY- One Kid's Extraordinary Journey by Magdalena Newman

December - HISTORICAL - A Sitting in St. James by Rita Williams-Garcia

2020 Recommendations

January -  The Last 8 by Laura Pohl
February - Frankly in Love by David Yoon
March - The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie
April - n/a
May - n/a
June - n/a
July - They Went Left by Monica Hesse
August - The Loop by Ben Oliver
September - The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen
October -  All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban
November - Parachutes by Kelly Yang                                                                                        December - Kent State by Deborah Wiles

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