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On-Line References for Teens

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Books Careers College Info Comics & Arts Environmental Awareness Just for Girls
Miscellaneous Movies and Television Music Sports Video and Computer Games Just for Guys


Award Books

The Alex Award The Alex Awards, are funded by the Margaret Alexander; Edwards Trust, which are announced annually in conjunction with National; Library Week, honor the top 10 adult books for teenagers published during a calendar year.

The John Newbery Award The Newbery Medal was named for 18th Century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the American Library Association - Association for Library Service to Children, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children.

The Michael L. Printz Award The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association.

Other Booklists

Book Spot Books written with young adults in mind confront issues that are of great importance to teens and their families.

Reading Rants Out of the ordinary teen booklists!

Reading for Teens
in Light of Recent Disasters
A reading list of books about overcoming disaster and stories of survival for teen developed by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens.

The Young Adult Library
Services Association
YALSA booklist & book awards.