Award Winning Lists
Michael L. Prinze Award – Annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit.
Newbery Award Winners – Includes winners and honor books from 1922 to present.
OYAN Book Rave – Check out great titles chosen by the Oregon Young Adult Network as outstanding YA reads!
Outstanding Books for the College Bound– The books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within an academic discipline.
TeenReads blog – will keep you up to date with the most popular new titles in YA.
E-books and Audiobooks
EBOOKS from EBSCO EBSCO library collection of over 10,000 ebooks. Areas of strength include, management, computer science, Oregon, reference materials. Most of these ebbooks are downloadable, as well as viewable online. Create a free MY EBSCO account for maximum utility.
Library2Go Get e-books and e-audiobooks for your e-reader, iPad, or smart phone.
LibriVox – Free public domain audiobooks
Need Help Picking Your Next Book?
NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. Includes non-fiction and audiobooks.
NoveList K-8 is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
AR BookFinder – from Renaissance Learning.
GoodReads – A social networking site for readers; make lists, keep track of what you’ve read, read reviews from your friends and write your own, take quizzes and lots of other bookish fun.
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers – This list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for whatever reason.
Oregon Battle of the Books
Oregon Battle of the Books— The Oregon Battle of the Books, OBOB, is a statewide voluntary reading motivation and comprehension program.
What's Next in the Series?
Bettendorf Public Library Series – Find out what book comes next in a series
Mid-Continent Public Library – The ‘Juvenile Series and Sequels’ database contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series titles that are classified into three audiences.