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Book Resources

New York Times Bestsellers

Kent District Library What's Next Database - This unique database helps you find the book order for your favorite series. Users can search by book title, series title or author.

Award Winning Books - information about 10 US awards, most of them awarded by the American Library Association.

NPRs 100 Best YA Books Ever - Voted best 100 YA books ever.

Mid-Continent Public Library Juvenile Series & Sequel -  a database that contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series titles that are classified into three audiences: juvenile easy (birth through 2nd grade readers), juvenile (2nd through 6th grade readers) & young adult (6th through 12th grade readers).

Bookburger - Hungry for a book? Feeding hungry readers.

Boys Rock, Boys Read - Cool books, bad comedy and other silly matters.

Guys Read - Offers a list of books recommended by the webmaster, children's author Jon Sczieska, and others suggested by visitors to the website.

LB Teens, Hachette Group - Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a major US trade publisher.  In one year, HBG publishes approximately 650 adult books, 125 young adult and children’s books, and 100 audio book titles.

Harper Teen - HarperTeen is home to some of the most exciting teen publishing. Comprising a wide range of critically acclaimed and bestselling titles, HarperTeen books reflect teen readers' own lives, their everyday realities and their aspirations, their struggles and their triumphs.

Best Books for Young Adults (YA) - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) produce a general list of fiction and nonfiction titles selected for their proven or potential appeal to the personal reading tastes of the young adult.

Teen Reads - Ever craved a good book and just not been inspired by anything you see? Or wished you had a place to discover new books?  Teen Reads offers book reviews, features, in-depth author profiles, interviews, and more about the latest Teen books

Reading Rants: Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists - A group of booklists for teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there’s life after Judy Blume and Brian Jacques.

Young Adult Book Central - You can find book reviews by readers and staff reviewers, author interviews & bios, chapter excerpts, exciting giveaways, and much more on both children's and YA books.