Staff Picks for Teens
Discover the best books for teens and fans of young adult fiction, selected by our staff. Find new featured book lists every month, or explore our picks by genre.
Featured Teen Book Lists
A selection of young adult fiction and nonfiction titles that explore activism and social justice issues past and present, including climate change, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, women's rights, Indigenous rights, immigration and more. (Updated June 2022).
Every year we poll our staff across the system for their favorite books published in a given year. Enjoy this variety of staff favorite teen titles- some with staff annotations, and others with annotations from Booklist, Kirkus or NoveList. (Created November 2021)