We have put together a list of popular books in 2018 that we think you will enjoy. Click any book jacket to read about it in the catalog. Some are books in print, or are available in e-book format. Some are audiobooks on CD, or are available as a digital download. Books in the print collection are located in the Young Adult Fiction and Nonfiction section, or Young Adult Graphic Novels section of the library.
Looking for young adult fiction suggestions? Thinking about starting your own book group? Try the links below for some great ideas.
These book awards are from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association.
If we own the book, you will see the call number after the title and author’s name.
Each year, the Pennsylvania School Librarian Association (PSLA) nominates quality books for the PA Young Reader’s Choice Award. You know what that means….Kids get to vote for their favorite! Follow the link for the PSLA website of current nominees and past winners. Nominated titles. YA Master List from 2016 – 2017.
Each year The Association for Library to Children awards the John Newbery Medal to “to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” John Newbery was a British publisher, especially of children’s books. Like the Caldecott Award, only one book is chosen to receive the Newbery medal but additional notable books are named Newbery Honor books. Click here for the list of winners!