Lists and Suggestions


Category: teens

List: Gamer Novels

Trevayne, Emma, author.

"Ever since he was a young boy, music has coursed through the veins of eighteen-year-old Anthem...

Gagnon, Michelle, 1971-

After waking up on an operating table with no memory of how she got there, Noa must team up with com...

Kostick, Conor, 1964-

On New Earth, a world based on a video role-playing game, fourteen-year-old Erik persuades his frien...

Jinks, Catherine.

Child prodigy Cadel Piggot, an antisocial computer hacker, discovers his true identity when he enrol...

Dashner, James, 1972- author.

"Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist ...

Anderson, M. T.

In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a ...

Doctorow, Cory.

A group of teens from around the world find themselves drawn into an online revolution arranged by a...

Miller, Lauren (Lauren McBrayer), 1980-

"In a near-future world where everyone is controlled by their smartphones, sixteen-year-old Ror...

Mancusi, Mari.

Struggling to fit in after her parents' divorce sends her from Boston to her grandmother's...

Vande Velde, Vivian.

While playing a total immersion virtual reality game of kings and intrigue, fourteen-year-old Gianni...

Kincaid, S. J.

Tom, a fourteen-year-old genius at virtual reality games, is recruited by the United States Military...

Cline, Ernest.

"In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels aliv...

Silver, Eve.

Rochester, New York, high schooler Miki Jones is pulled into a sort of a game in which she and other...

Ford, Michael Thomas.

In the year 2032, after a virus that turned people into zombies has been eradicated, Josh is invited...

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
  • Coretta Scott King Award
  • Outstandingly inspirational books that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all people
  • 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