Recommended books for Teens

These are websites that recommend books for teens.  If you read a great book, please leave a comment that includes the title, author, and WHY you recommend the book.


Recommended Book Lists

Top 10 Books for Teens (voted each year by teens, includes previous years’ winners)

Top 100 middle school must reads (by GoodReads)

DC public library recommends books for teens

Classic Literature Reading List for Middle School Students

Books for Middle Schoolers (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)

Book List for Gifted Readers (by the Book Whisperer)

Book list for African American Teens

Award Winners

Bathelder Award (originally published in a language other than English)

Belpre Award (Latina/Latino authors)

Caldecott Award (outstanding picture books)

Corretta Scott King Award Winners

Newberry Award Winners (most distinguished contribution to American children’s literature)

Silbert Award (outstanding informational books)

Wilder Award (authors/illustrators with long term contributions)


 If you like a book/author, this site will recommend other books you might enjoy





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