Term 3 - Ms. Rocha
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Please complete this google form by listing 2-3 choices of books or types of books you might like to search for today
- What Do I Want To Read?
You may list any of the following:
SUBJECTS (for example: basketball, WWII, environment, astronomy, fitness, art)
GENRES (for example: mystery, romance, historical fiction, science fiction, biography)
Please list which book you selected and why you chose this book.
Looking for some suggestions on what to read? Check out these great sites:
- Alex Awards
Best new adult books for young adults.
- Barnes & Noble - Teen Books
- Books in a Series Database - Nebraska Library Commission
For listings of your favorite series in order, search by AUTHOR or TITLE or SERIES name.
- Boston Public Library's Teen Page
- Database of Award-Winning Children's' Literature-Search Page
Ignore "Children's" in the title and set the age to 14+ to search by genre, gender, award, keyword, and many other ways.
- Favorite Teenage Angst Books
Themed booklists aimed at teens with "interviews with authors, reviews and opinions written by teens."
Great book suggestions for guys. Check it out!
- Literature Awards
Provides links to almost every major book award, including the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes.
- Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Life-long Learners
Lists of recommended books from the Young Adults Divisions of the American Library Association.
- Overbooked: A Resource for Readers
"A web site for ravenous readers. Overbooked specializes in providing timely information about literary & genre fiction as well as readable nonfiction. Overbooked originals include annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books which received starred reviews, themed booklists, featured titles lists and hot lists of hard cover US fiction releases. Check out the newish Author Connections--a special section for authors to communicate information to readers looking for good books or what to read next."
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
Popular titles organized by theme, including "Get Creative," "All Kinds of Creepy," "I'm Not Making This Up" ["addictive" nonfiction] and lots more.
- Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
Lists of books that "nonreaders" enjoyed reading.
Published by The Book Report Network, this site provides thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week.
- What Should I Read Next?
- YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults
- YALSA's Book Awards and Booklists
- YALSA's Teen's Top Ten
Students may rate books they have read using a five-star rating system and may also submit book reviews for others to read online. If interested, follow the instructions on the handout below.
Note: Librarian must approve each review before it will appear in the catalog.