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Lists and Suggestions for Teens

TEENS: Funny Reads

Born to rock

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Greg Heffley's journal :

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I am a genius of unspeakable evil and I want to be your class president

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My most excellent year :

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The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

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All-American girl

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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian :

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Carter finally gets it :

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Swim the fly

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The Dashwood sisters' secrets of love

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24 girls in 7 days

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Lulu Dark can see through walls :

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Bad kitty

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The big splash

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Okay for now

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Once upon a Marigold

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The Wee Free Men :

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Withering tights

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Beat the band

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Spanking Shakespeare

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Happyface

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How to ruin a summer vacation

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The obnoxious jerks

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Sleeping freshmen never lie :

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Burger Wuss

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Perfecet cover

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Beauty queens

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48 shades of brown

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The secret blog of Raisin Rodriguez :

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Markus and the girls

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Donorboy :

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Voss :

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Girl, barely 15 :

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A mid-semester night's dream

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Bras & broomsticks

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The reformed vampire support group

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So punk rock (and other ways to disappoint your mother) :

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Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging

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Fat vampire :

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Spud :

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Finding H.F.

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Beatle meets Destiny

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My cup runneth over :

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Me and Earl and the dying girl :

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Awards

Abraham Lincoln Award

Awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by Illinois high school students

Alex Award

Adult books that appeal to teen readers

Best Books for Young Adults (BBYA)

Best teen books selected from the previous year

Coretta Scott King Award

Outstandingly inspirational books that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all people

Excellence in Nonfiction

Honors the best nonfiction book of the year written for teens

Rainbow Book List: GLBTQ Books for Children & Teens

Children’s/Young Adult LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) nominees

Michael L. Printz Award

Honoring excellence in books for teens

Pura Belpre Award

Celebrating the Latino cultural experience

Rebecca Caudill Award

An Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people

William C. Morris YA Debut Award

Honors the best novels of the year by a debut author writing for teens

YALSA Book Awards and Booklists

The American Library Association’s Young Adult Library Services Association presents annual awards and puts out annual lists for various types of genres and materials