Teen Area

There is a Teen Area on the upper level of the Library with a wide assortment of new fiction and non-fiction titles, a growing graphic novel collection, and access to numerous public internet computers.

Booklists for Young Adults

2022 Nutmeg Book Award Middle School Nominees (Grades 7-8)
Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation by Stuart Gibbs
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C Perez
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Marcus Vega Doesn
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
Snapdragon by Kat Leyh
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia
2022 Nutmeg Book Award High School Nominees (Grades 9-12)
Cosmoknights by Hannah Templar
A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
Grimoire Noir by Vera Greentea and Yana Bogatch
When My Heart Joins the Thousand by A. J. Steiger
Sadie by Courtney Summers
Solo by Kwame Alexander
New York Times Bestsellers: Young Adult Hardcovers
Stamped by Jason Reynolds
Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo
Firekeeper
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare
Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson
Lore by Alexandra Bracken
House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland
Tails and Tales
Children of Blood and Bone by Adeyemi
Scorpio Race by Stiefvater
Pet by Emezi
Seeker by Hunter
Beast Player by Uehashi
Scat by Hiaasen
Beast is an Animal by Van Arsdale
Dewey: the Small Town Library
Sergeant Stubby by Bausum
How to Hold Animals by Toshimitsu
Radiant: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal by Scott
Touching Spirit Bear by Mikaelson
Animal Farm by Orwell
Unnatural Creatures by Gaiman
Pegasus by McKinley
The Storm Crow by Josephson
Red Hood by Arnold
The Deep by Dunmore
Once Upon a Time
The Wrath & the Dawn by Ahdieh
Enchanted by Kontis
Storyteller by Myers
Ash by Lo
Cinder by Meyer
Curse so Dark and Lonely by Kemerrer
Lost in the Never Woods by Thomas
House of Salt & Sorrow by Craig
Language of Thorns by Bardugo
Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz
Dark Triumph by LeFevers
Score…with a Good Book!
She Drives Me Crazy by Quindlen
On the Devil
The Brave by Lipsyte
Game by Myers
After the Shot Drops by Ribay
Front and Center by Murdock
Boost by Mackel
Rebound by Alexander
Summer Ball by Lupica
Final Four by Volpe
Now Is the Time for Running by Williams
Kick by Myers
A Heart in a Body in the World by Caletti
The Running Dream by VanDraanan
Darius & Twig by Myers
I Know What You Read Last Summer…
The Amateurs by Shepard
Fake ID by Giles
Hold Back the Tide by Salisbury
Girls I
Good Girl
One of Us is Lying by McManus
Twisted Ones: the Graphic Novel by Cawthorn
Cousins by McManus
Atlas of Cursed Places by Le Carrer
I Am Still Alive by Marshall
All of this is true by Penaflor
City of Saints & Thieves by Anderson
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Box of Tissues NOT Included
Mondays not coming by Jackson
Dancing at the Pity Party by Feder
Turtles all the way down by Green
Hate U Give by Thomas
The Sun is Also a Start by Yoon
Everything Everything by Yoon
Before I Fall by Oliver
Sky is Everywhere by Nelson
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt
I Was Here by Forman
Impossible Knife of Memory by Anderson
Fault in our Stars by Green
A Monster Calls by Ness
Between Shades of Gray by Sepetys
Don’t Judge a Book By Its Color
We Set the Dark on Fire by Mji
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Albertalli
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by
Late to the party by Quindlen
Hold Me Closer by Levithan
Drag Teen by Self
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Chbosky
Bloom by Panetta
Inexplicable Logic of my Life by Saenz
Dreadnought by Daniels
It
The End is Near…
Divergent by Roth
Dry by Shusterman
The Giver by Lowry
Hunger Games by Collins
Knife of Never Letting Go by Ness
Rot and Ruin by Maberry
How I Live Now by Rosoff
5th Wave by Yancey
Feed by Anders0n
Life As We Knew It by Pfeffer
Warm Bodies by Marion
Ship Breaker by Bacigalupi
Matched by Condie
Uglies by Westerfeld
Gone by Grant
Delirium by Oliver
Unwind by Shusterman
Legend by Lu
Monument 14 by Layton
New Young Adult Graphic Novels
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Wires & Nerve Vol. 2 by Marissa Meyer
Shadow of Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn
A Thief Among the Trees by Sabaa Tahir
Shuri: Wakanda Forever by Nnedi Okorafor
Submerged by Vita Ayala
I am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
Amazing Spider-man Vol. 2 by Nick Spencer
Flamer by Mike Curato
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Delilah Dirk and the King
The Life of Frederick Douglass by David Walker
Umbrella Academy Vol. 1 by Gerard Way
Outpost Zero by Sean McKeever
Cosmoknights by Hannah Templer
Digital Resources: Teens, Download Your Next Book
Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
Legend by Marie Lu
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The Awakening by L.J Smith
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Matched by Alyson Braithewaite Condie
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Ender
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
To All The Boys I
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Many Lives, Many Stories
ONE CRAZY SUMMER BY RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA
THE DREAMER BY PAM MUNOS RYAN
INSIDE OUT AND BACK AGAIN BY THANHHA LAI
THE COLOR OF MY WORDS BY LYNN JOSEPH
GHOST BOYS BY JEWELL PARKER RHODES
AMINA
JUANA & LUCAS BY JUANA MEDINA
SHOOTING KABUL BY N.H. SENZAI
OUT OF MY MIND BY SHARON M. DRAPER
AMAL UNBOUND BY AISHA SAEED
THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER BY DANA ALISON LEVY
THE RED PENCIL BY ANDREA DAVIS PINKNEY
YOU DON
BOOK UNCLE AND ME BY UMA KRISHNASWAMI
THE MOON WITHIN BY AIDA SALAZAR
LOLA LEVINE IS NOT MEAN BY MONICA BROWN
PATINA BY JASON REYNOLDS
THE OTHER BOY BY M.G HENNESSEY
DOG DAYS BY KAREN ENGLISH
IVY ABERDEEN
THE BREADWINNER BY DEBORAH ELLIS
WONDER BY R.J PALACIO
ANA MARIA REYES DOES NOT LIVE IN A CASTLE BY HILDA EUNICE BURGOS
THE BEST MAN BY RICHARD PECK
LULU AND THE DUCK IN THE PARK BY HILARY MCKAY
HURRICANE CHILD BY KHERYN CALLENDER
GEORGE BY ALEX GINO
RUBY LU, BRAVE AND TRUE BY LENORE COOK
THE STORIES JULIAN TELLS BY ANN CAMERON
DRAMA BY RAINA TELGEMEIER
GHOST BY JASON REYNOLDS
SAVVY BY INGRID LAW
BETTER NATE THAN EVER BY TIM FEDERLE
AS BRAVE AS YOU BY JASON REYNOLDS
BLACK PANTHER: THE YOUNG PRINCE BY RONALD SMITH
FINDING LANGSTON BY LESA CLINE-RANSOME
WISHTREE BY KATHERINE APPLEGATE
FRONT DESK BY KELLY YANG
MERCI SUAREZ CHANGES GEARS BY MEG MEDINA
MY BEIJING BY NIE JUN
SUNNY BY JASON REYNOLDS
MIA MAYHEM IS A SUPERHERO BY KARA WEST
ESPERANZA RISING BY PAM MUNOS RYAN
GENESIS BEGINS AGAIN BY ALICIA WILLIAMS
BROWN GIRL DREAMING BY JACQUELINE WOODSON
CLEAN GETAWAY BY NIC STONE
Connect With A Powerful Book
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenze
Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin
Marcelo In The Real World by X. Francisco Stork
Impulse by Ellen Hopkins
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Crazy by Amy Reed
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
Looking For Alaska by John Green
This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
Black Box by Julie Schumacher
Last Night I Sang To The Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenze
Jerk California by Johnathon Friesen
The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
King Of The Screwups by K.I Going
Troublemakers by Catherine Barter
Life Inside My Mind by Jessica Burkhart
And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard
The Impossible Knife Of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
Me, Myself, and Him by Christopher Tebbetts
Cut by Patricia McCormick
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Perfect by Ellen Hopkins
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
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Drag Teen by Jeffrey Self
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth
Hold Me Closer by David Levithan
What If It
Before I Let Go by Marjene Nijkamp
A Heart In A Body In The World by Deb Caletti
Darius The Great Is Not O.K Adib Khorram
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Rumble by Ellen Hopkins
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka
Protected by Claire Zorn
Earth To Charlie by Justin Olson
The Impossible Light by Lily Myers
Leverage by Joshua Cohen
Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
Keep Holding On by Susanne Colasanti
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Jumped by Rita Williams Garcia
Inexcusable by Chris Lynch
What I Leave Behind by Alison Mcghee
Lie by Caroline Block
Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake
Girl In Pieces by Kathleen Glasglow
The Skin Im In by Sharon G Flake
Story Of A Girl by Sara Zarr