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Cry Every Time

These books are for people who embrace their "feels" and are looking for stories and characters that will guarantee to leave some tear stains on the page. Many books are under the "teen" section, but this is a category for anyone with a good emotional range, though never fear we've heard crying is a therapeutic experience.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Read in A Day: Graphic Novel Edition

Not huge into drowning in a 500 page novel? Never fear we have a completely legitimate list of books for the person who wants a good (and fast) story. Graphic novels are great for anyone but especially the: slow reader, comic book fan, reluctant readers, teens, grandparents, and anyone in between.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Banned and Challenged Books for Teens

This book list includes many young adult books that have been challenged or banned.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Beyond Teen Reads

These books are recommended for older and more advanced teens. Given the intended adult audience of these books, there may be some content suitable for only mature readers.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Dystopian Teen Reads

The term "Dystopian" refers to an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. Dystopian novels are very popular among young adult and teen readers.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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MMS Summer Reading Suggestions

Check out this list of great new books for Kids and Teens attending Middlesex Middle School. We shared these books when we visited your school! Can you read them all before the summer is over?

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Forever Young

Books for fans of young adult (YA) fiction who are a little less Y and a lot more A.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Amanda's Favorites

Amanda enjoys reading young adult novels with fiercely independent and whip-smart heroines. The best fantasy novel she has read in years is _[Uprooted](/catalog/work/60172 "Uprooted")_ by Naomi Novik. Otherwise, she likes to read non-fiction titles and pretend to read productivity books cover to cover. She's also one of our romance readers (Regency era only, please).

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Julia Rae's Favorites

I am constantly trolling shelves and online resources for something interesting with particular enjoyment for both long, dramatic novels and short, read-in-one-sitting stories...what I pay attention to is the quality of writing and movement of plot. I am currently studying English, French, Creative Writing, and dabbling in African Studies, so a lot of what I read is centered on those subjects. My ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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Celebrating Our Diversity, Celebrating Our Community

Books for all ages written by and about the trans* and gender nonconforming community.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
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Banned Books Bucket List

Join us in celebrating National Banned Books Week by reading a banned book during the week of September 24th through 30th. In fact, read a whole slew of banned books whenever you want. Here is a bucket list of banned books spanning everything from children books to YA novels to literary classics. Remember, words have power.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids and Teens 2017

The best gift suggestions from babies to teens! [Watch our video](https://dar.to/2B2Z3BK "Watch our video") or [download the PDF](https://dar.to/2jv5RxU "Download the PDF") which shows the complete list.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
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2018 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards were announced this morning, Monday, February 12, 2018. These awards include the **Newbery Medal** (for distinguished children's book writing), the **Printz** (for distinguished writing for teens), the **Caldecott Medal** (for distinguished illustrations), the **Seibert Award** (for distinguished non-fiction), and the **Geisel** (for distin ...

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was started in 1977 via Congressman Representative Frank Horton. In 1992, Congress formally designated May as [Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month](https://dar.to/2IGid51 "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month"). President Barack Obama issued a [proclamation](https://dar.to/2kgB9bM "proclamation") in 2009 which included the new name Asian American and Pacifi ...

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Memoir Project

Find your memoir project books here!

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
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2019 Teen Nutmeg Nominees

Check out the grade 7-8 nominees for this year's Nutmeg award!

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2019 High School Nutmeg Nominees

Check out the grade 9-12 nominees for this year's Nutmeg award!

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New for Teens: October 2018

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

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New for Teens: November 2018

Hot off the presses! New titles for teens!

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  • (10 items)

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