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100 Books Before College

Take the challenge! Read 100 books before you graduate from high school. For students in grades 9 – 12. Enter a book and a review for a chance to have your review published on our Goodreads page.

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Creative Arts Contest 2018 for middle and high school students. Thursday, June 11 - Friday, September 17, 2018 Art in any medium, Poetry or Short Stories. Prizes in each category for middle and high school students and a grand winner! Submit online or email your entries.
2018 Teens’ Top Ten voting is now open! Now through the end of Teen Read Week on Oct 13, teens can vote for their 3 favorite titles from our list of nominees! Checkout the nominees
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The eBook K-8 Collection contains more than 13,000 titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools, and content aligns with Common Core Curriculum Standards. The collection also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators.

Freading is a free eBook lending service being provided to the library system thanks to funding from the State Library of Virginia.

Hoopla Digital offers downloadable eBooks to patrons 24/7. You can download with a valid library card, with the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device.

RB Digital Magazines offers downloadable magazines, available free to library patrons with no waiting and no checkout periods.

Kids eReading RoomOverDrive now offers a kids eReading room that limits titles and search results to just Kids items.

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Prince William Public Library System's bookshelf: teen-summer-reads

Sky Raiders
it was amazing
The first installment in the Five Kingdoms series. Great book for those who want a high action book with lots of danger. Left me wanting more. -Caleb Y., PWPLS Teen Summer Reader Click here to find the book at the Prince William County...
tagged: young-adult, fiction, juvenile-fiction, middle-grade, sci-fi-fantas...
Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight
really liked it
Space Taxi is very fun science fiction book which consists of fun science facts and knowledge about space.It is the story of 8 years old kid name Archie morning star who travels in space taxi. he is exactly 8 years eight months and eight...
tagged: juvenile-fiction, teen-summer-reads, adventure, middle-grade, and s...
Speak: The Graphic Novel
it was amazing
I remember reading the book in high school (a good decade plus ago), and it is a mystery what really happens to Melinda at the party. You suspect what it was, and then she tells you. The graphic novel does a fabulous job of emphasizing ...
tagged: young-adult, fiction, graphic-novel, psychology, realistic, and tee...
The Fault in Our Stars
really liked it
The Fault in our Stars is a novel about living life as it is. Hazel Grace has Stage 4 Thyroid Cancer and feels alone and sad although she isn't ready to say it out loud. At one of the hospitals, she meets a boy who also has cancer. With ...
tagged: young-adult, fiction, humorous, realistic, romance, and teen-summer...
it was amazing
Paperweight is a very emotional and heartfelt novel. It brings to light just how hard it is for someone struggling with an eating disorder. It shows how truly difficult it is for one to recover from a voice in their head that had been pl...
tagged: young-adult, fiction, realistic, and teen-summer-reads

YALSA Book Finder

Search 4000+ books, audiobooks, and films from the Young Adult Library Services Association’s award winners.

NoveList Plus

Never wonder what to read again with this book-finding resource that links right to the library catalog.

Now in its 9th annual season, Audiobook SYNC just announced its free book pairings for teen listeners for this spring and summer. You can dig into the first of the weekly pairings on April 26th. at 7:00 p.m. Eastern. Each week from April 26 through July 25, SYNC will release two high-interest titles for young adult readers.

2018 Teens' Top Ten Nominees

The 2018 Teens' Top Ten nominees announced!
View a list of the winners in the video below.
Click here for a list of the nominees.
Read from the nominated list throughout the summer and get ready to vote for the national Teens’ Top Ten. Voting takes place from August 15, 2018 through Teen Read Week (October 7—13). The ten nominees that receive the most votes will be named the official 2018 Teens’ Top Ten.


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