Books

Recommendations

Search for reading selections from social media outlets, blogs, and peer recommendations

7th Grade Nonfiction Book Tasting Menu

7th Grade Nonfiction Book Tasting Menu

Teen book recommendations using lists and quizzes

Social book review site for books of all levels

Award Winners & Nominees

Search for reading selections from a variety of literary awards

Ten titles awarded annually to books written for adults that appeal to ages 12 through 18

Annual award to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values

Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature

Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature

Annual award to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Annual award given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults

Honors a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature

Annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools (like Emerson!)

Award for most distinguished informational book published in the US (in English) during the preceding year

Honors the best nonfiction book written for young adults ages 12 through 18