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ALA Outstanding Books for the College Bound

Every five years, the ALA puts together a list of books that are recommended reading for future college students. The most recent list was created in 2009.

The College Board “101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers”

A list of 101 books that are recommended reading by The College Board for future college students.

NYPL’s Books for the Teen Age

Book lists with reviews prepared every year by the New York Public Library’s Office of Young Adult Services.

Best Fiction for Young Adults

A list that presents books published in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for young adults ages 12 to 18. It is a general list of fiction and nonfiction titles selected for their proven or potential appeal to the personal reading tastes of the young adult.

Teen Reads brings teens information and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. is part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week.

Florida Teens Read

A list of books that engage high school students, reflect their interests and represent a variety of genres, formats, reading levels, viewpoints, and ethnic and cultural perspectives.

Polk County Schools Approved Reading List

A list developed to help teachers find reading materials appropriate to the maturity and interest levels of their students.