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Middle School - ReCharge: Books

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Summer Reading Challenge

Link Main Library Page Listing Free Online Library Resources

Read On Panthers!

ISB MS Summer Reading 2020

Challenges & Book Recommendations

Set your summer reading goals and use the challenges and recommendations to help select books to meet your goals! All genres of books count!  For more information about the challenge click here.

25 OF THE BEST MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOKS FOR TODAY’S READERS

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Book Lists

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Literature-Map

 

 

 

 

 

Links to Book Lists

Amazon - Best Sellers
Bestsellers in Teen and YA Books

Barnes & Noble - 50 YA books Adults Will Love Too

Some of the best contemporary, science fiction, historical, fantasy, and romance novels are written by YA authors.

 

Guys Read

For boys reading. List of books recommended by Jon Scieszka

 

The Horn Book

Reviews of children's books, articles, and interviews of authors and illustrators.
 

NancyKeane.com

Book talks, reading recommendations, book reviews, and general information about children's literature.

 

NYT YA Best Sellers

The New York Times YA Best Sellers so far 2018.

 

No Flying, No Tights

Graphic novels, the focus of this site. The Main Site, for teens · Sidekicks, for kids up to age 12 · The Lair, for older teens and adults.

 

NPR Book Concierge: Our Guide to 2017 Great Reads

Explore more than 350 titles NPR staff and critics loved in 2017

 

Publishers Weekly

The international news website of book publishing and bookselling including reviews, bestseller lists, commentary, and more.

 

Reading Rants

Reading Rants, a website featuring out of the ordinary booklists for teens.

 

TeensRead.com

Place for teens to sound off about what's on their bookshelves. Look for the latest young adult reads, popular titles, and weekly polls.

 

YALSA

YALSA is the world leader in evaluating, selecting, and recommending books, audiobooks, and films for teens.

Book Awards

 

The Man Booker Prize
The Booker Prize, which aims to reward the best novel of the year, is awarded by Booker plc.

National Book Award

One of the USA's most prestigious literary prizes, the National Book Award is given by the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Critics Circle Award

The National Book Critics Circle Award annually recognizes books in five categories: fiction, general nonfiction, biography/autobiography, poetry, and criticism.

The Nebula Awards

The Nebula Awards® are voted on and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.  Since 1965, the Nebula Awards have been given each year for the best novel, novella, novelette, and short story eligible  The Award for Best Script was added in 2000

The Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal, which honors the author making the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Nobel Prize for Literature

Swedish engineer Alfred Nobel provided for the establishment of the Nobel Foundation in his will in 1895. Since 1901, it has recognized achievement in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics.

The PEN/Faulkner Award
The PEN/Faulkner Award is affiliated with PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists) and is named for William Faulkner, the author of "The Sound and the Fury". The award recognizes an outstanding fiction book selected by judges who are themselves fiction writers.

The Printz Award
The
 Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature.

The Pulitzer Prize

The will of Joseph Pulitzer, a crusading newspaper journalist, provided for the establishment of the Pulitzer Prizes. Since its inception in 1917, the prizes have recognized the best in journalism, letters, drama and music. Many consider it the most prestigious award a journalist or author can achieve.

 

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