Book Recommendations for Teens
Explore recommendation lists of the best books for teens
Teens' Top Ten
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in school and public libraries around the country.
The results are in! Click here to find out more about the Top Ten!
Black Characters, Culture, and History
Indigenous Peoples Characters and Culture
See a list of books from the young adult section that librarians recommend for 6th to 8th grades:
At the library, we have print copies of the lists available that also include what section you can find the titles in at our library. Click here to see the Montgomery County Reading Olympics lists online.
The Young Adult Library Services Association honors the best in teen literature each year with these award lists. Click here to see the winners.
Additional Book Lists
With lists that cover fiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, the voter-selected Teens' Top Ten, and more, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) offers plenty of suggestions for great reads. Click here to see these lists.