Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA's book awards and book lists.
While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.
Bell shares the story of a childhood illness (meningitis) that would render her deaf. She focuses on the struggles and insecurities of starting school and making friends.
Grasshopper JungleAs if living in a world overrun by six-foot-tall hungry and horny mutant praying mantises isn't bad enough, Austin realizes he is in love with both his best friend Robbie and his girlfriend Shann. #donteatthecorn
Get to know perhaps the most famous personality of nuclear physics: the bongo-playing, safe-cracking, defiantly curious Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman in this meticulously researched graphic biography.
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- Fairy Tales Retold: Once Upon a Twisted Time
Set in a futuristic world, Cinder, a cyborg, must deal with her family, a deadly plague, intergalactic politics, and a growing relationship with Prince Kai. Only through learning about her past can she decide who controls her future: her stepmother who resents her, the Lunar Leader Levana who wishes for her death, or Cinder herself. Retelling of Cinderella.