Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017
Sometimes it's fun to read a little fluff.
Wanted: A Pretty Little Liars Novel
Waiting for Normal
24 Girls in 7 Days
Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
"Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and multimillion industry (in scientific research)." -From book cover.
Where Men Win Glory
Biography about football player Pat Tillman, who was killed in the Iraq War. By Jon Krakauer who wrote Into Thin Air.
Scout, Atticus, and Book
A celebration of 50 years of To Kill a Mockingbird with reflections by Oprah Winfrey, James Patterson, and Harper Lee's sister.
- Alex Awards
Given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal for young adults, ages 12 through 18.
- Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
Annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years.
- Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
Honors and recognizes individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit. There is both a Children's Literature Award and a Young Adult Literature Award.
- Best Fiction for Young Adults
Presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.
- Great Graphic Novels for Teens
A list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.
- Margaret A. Edwards Award
Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
- Michael L. Printz Award
Award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
- Odyssey Award
Award annually given to the producer of the best audiobook for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
- Outstanding Books for the College Bound
The books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within an academic discipline.
- Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers
A list compiled for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever reasons, do not like to read.
- William C. Morris YA Debut Award
Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
- YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 - October 31 publishing year.
Call Number: F Fal
Carter's Big Break
Call Number: F Cra
By a North Grad set in a school much like SMN
Pride, Prejudice and Zombies GRAPHIC NOVEL
This is a graphic novel, based on the book Pride, Prejudice and Zombies, which is based on Jane Austen's classic. Read all three at the North library!
Call Number: PB F Cas
A fictional book from a fictional television show written by, you guessed it, a fictional author
Getting to Happy
The sequel to Waiting to Exhale
The Strange Case of Origami Yoga
Call Number: F Ang
Fun, easy read. Includes instructions to make your own Origami Yoda
The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 8th Grade Bites