Indigenous Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue reading all year long—with nonfiction and fiction, from remembered histories to imagined futures, by Native authors. A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She’s always felt there was something more Read more...

Right to Read: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around education and persons right to read.

Posted by on September 2, 2022

Falling in Love Over Food

Hungry? Get ready to devour these Young Adult books about cooking, baking, family restaurants, and falling in love. Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp As an aspiring Read more...

Posted by on August 4, 2022

Own Voices: A Reading List for Teens

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character and creator may share a common disability, sexuality, gender identity, race, immigration status, or other identity. We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of representation, as well as provide a starting point for readers Read more...

Posted by on July 1, 2022

Pride Month Reads for Teens

Celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community with this list of Young Adult books from a variety of genres and experiences. Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo Read more...

Posted by on June 2, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry & Verse: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice. Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Xiomara Batista feels Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Black Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around Black voices, characters, and communities. Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant Tessa Johnson has Read more...

Posted by on February 4, 2022

Access to Healthcare: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around the biases and inequalities that affect access to healthcare and preventative care. These books highlight people and communities affected by these inequalities and the social justice activists and movements working towards change.

Worker Rights: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around worker’s rights and the labor movement both here in the United States and around the world. Audacity by Read more...

Posted by on October 1, 2021

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Serafina has always been different and shut away. Living with her Pa in the basement at the Biltmore Estate she has never been allowed to interact with other people. One Read more...

Posted by on September 30, 2021

YA BookTok Books

Some of the most popular YA books from TikTok found under the hashtag #BookTok.  A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Dragged to a treacherous magical land Read more...

Posted by on September 2, 2021

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan’s greatest assassin. After being enslaved and imprisoned, she accepts the Crown Prince’s offer to compete with other assassins and thieves for a chance to serve as Read more...

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Advocacy & Activists: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around advocacy, activism and allyship in relation to social justice issues.

Posted by on August 6, 2021

Vampirates: Demons of the ocean by Justin Somper

After their father’s death, twins Grace and Connor set sail on the open sea in hopes of finding a better life.  When caught in the eye of a storm they Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2021

Binge Worthy YA Series

This list contains YA series that are complete, from a variety genres. Start with book one and binge your way through the series without having to wait for any upcoming Read more...

Posted by on July 1, 2021

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