Interesting Book Sites
Teenreads.com - Ultimate teen reading list. Includes a mixture of fiction and nonfiction, plus graphic novels and manga titles. And check out our brand new genre lists to help you find the book you're craving!
The Alex Awards - Given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing.
The Margaret A. Edwards Award - Established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, that have been popular over a period of time. It recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world.
Explora database of the Contra Costa County Library system (a library card is required).
1. Go to the Contra Costa County Library system webpage.
2. Under the heading: "For Students", select: "Middle/High School".
3. Click: "Middle/High School Research".
4. Log in with the requested information.