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A to C Lists - D to L Lists - M to Q Lists - R to Z Lists

A to C

A Child Called "It" True stories and novels for mature readers who like this book.

African American Reads Stories featuring African American teens.

Amazing Adventures Stories of life--or death--in extreme situations.

Apocalypse & Dystopia What if it's the end of the world as we know it? What if the world has gone horribly wrong?

Award Winning Books This index lists all teen book awards book lists.

Award Winning Teen Audiobooks Experience great stories performed by awesome readers. Also try New Teen Audiobooks on CD. You can even download audiobooks!

Banned, Censored and Challenged Books Here's a selection of books that have been challenged and/or banned in the U.S.

Between Two Cultures Balancing between two diverse cultures.

Biographies for Teens The life stories of fascinating people.

Books to Film You've seen the movies. Now read the books!

British Scene Stories from across the pond, including the contemporary scene, some spies, and a bit of olde England.

Christian Reads Books for Christian teens.

Classics-- Modern titles are classic works published after 1960. Traditional titles are classic works published before 1960. Teen Classics focuses on YA books that stand the test of time. Also try Classics Revamped, classic books with new twists.

College Bound? Looking for a challenging read? These books are recommended by the CollegeBoard & American Library Association.

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D to L

Disability Experience Stories about teens living with disabilities.

Due Tomorrow? Skinny books for book reports!

Easy Reads Need an easy read? Try these fiction and non-fiction stories for teens.

eBooks & More Check out audiobooks and eBooks, and download, check out or stream music. You can even check out or download videos.

eBooks for Teens and Audiobook Downloads for Teens are two lists that let you sample what's available.

Fantasy Love Harry and Frodo? Try these terrific new worlds!

The Fault in Our Stars If you never wanted "The Fault in our Stars" to end, these funny, sad, romantic, and sometimes snarky books will keep you going!

Girl Talk Meet savvy females and their fabulous friends.

GLBTQ Great GLBTQ fiction and nonfiction.

Good Reads for Guys for when you feel like every teen book out there is about girls!!

Graphic Novels Superheroes, anti-heroes, fantasy, reality--all in graphic format.

Historical Reads -- United States History Tales of intrigue, adventure, romance, murder, war and family strife. World History Tales of knights and pirates, natural disasters and conflict. Also check out War Stories for fictional and true accounts of war experiences throughout history.

Holocaust Fiction and nonfiction recounting the horrors of the Holocaust and the brave people who resisted the Nazi reign.

Horrorific Whether supernatural or all too realistic, these books will truly horrify you!

Hot Titles - Teens Hennepin County Library readers are eager to read these books!

Humor Want to laugh out loud? Read these books!

Latino Reads Stories featuring Latino teens.

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M to Q

Manga Are you an otaku? Japanese graphic novels, plus learn to draw your own manga.

Maud Hart Lovelace Award Current Nominees These books are for Division II (Grades 6 - 8). Check out past Division II Winners as well.

Minnesota Authors for Teens Fiction and non-fiction from the land of 10,000 lakes.

Mysteries & Suspense Thrillers, suspense, and crime.

Native American Reads Stories featuring Native American teens.

New Teen Books & More!

Nonfiction -- Informative books filled with facts, how-to tips, inspiration, and more. Also check out real-life History and Science and Nature reads that are fascinating, exciting, and at times stranger than fiction.

Poetry for Teens Dare to read incredible poems for and by teens.

Quick Reads -- Due Tomorrow? Skinny books for book reports! Quick Reads Need an easy, but awesome, book?

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R to Z

Real Life Think being a teen is easy? Think again.

Romance Stories of love and dating.

Science Fiction A collection of science fiction favorites old and new.

Sex 101 Have questions? Need more info? Just for teens.

Sob Stories Sometimes you just need a good cry.

Sports Whether you're a girl or a guy, being an athlete is a challenge.

Steampunk Adventures featuring alternate history and low-tech machines that do very high-tech things.

Supernatural Love Love romantic stories with vampires, werewolves and more? This is the list for you.

Surviving Sexual Violence Stories of survivors rebuilding their lives after having them shattered.

Teen Readers' Lists

Book lists created by teens from the Hennepin County Library catalog. Create a book list to share here.

Teens' Top Ten Nominees Read and vote for these awesome books, and the winners will be announced in October. Check out past Top Ten Winners, too!

Urban Lit Gritty stories of urban drama and survival.

War Stories Fictional and true accounts of war experiences throughout history.

World Authors Travel the world in books from around the globe!

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Like comics? Try Web Comics, published online only by some amazing artists and storytellers.

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