Book Recommendations and Resources

WHS Reading Recommendations - Book recommendations from your WHS staff members.

Wenatchee Public Library - Your local public library.  Here you can search the catalog, check schedules, and learn more about upcoming events.

What should I read next? - If you like an author or a particular genre, this website willl give you recommendations for similar authors and titles you might like.

Banned Books! - The 10 most challenged books since 1990 and a list of the top 100 banned books.  Obviously, controversy and great literature often go hand-in-hand.

YALSA - 2019 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Teen Reads - brings teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters.  Lots of links to reviews and recommendations.

Seattle Public Library Booklists for Teens - A great site with lists and recommendations organized by genre and area of interest.

Guys Read - Author John Scieszka and friends offer book recommendations for guys of all ages.

Book Awards - All the major awards.  Provided by

Poetry Resources - Links to good poems--for reading and listening!

Online Books - Complete online texts for free in many different languages courtesy of the Gutenberg Project.

Lexile Book Database - An outstanding service that "can help to improve reading skills by matching readers to appropriate texts." New to the concept of Lexile scores?  View an Introductory video to learn more.  Read or print the Lexile Map English or Spanish version to see examples of books at every level.