Teen Links

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Internet Resources for: Reading

  • Amazon Book Search

  • Barnes & Noble

  • Buckeye Teen Book Award

    For high school students (or homeschoolers grades 9-12) in Ohio. These were chosen by teens in Ohio to be the best books they've read this year. Nominate your favorites in Jan-March and vote for the winner in Sept.-Nov. Middle schoolers: vote for the grades 6-8 books here.

  • Fantastic Fiction

    Great source for science fiction and fantasy books and authors!

  • GoodReads

    Keep track of what you're currently reading, what you would like to read, and what you have already read with GoodReads. Check out book recommendations based on what you like to read, lists made by other users, and join in discussions in some of the GoodReads groups. You can even share what you're reading by connecting your GoodReads account with your Facebook or Twitter accounts.

  • Guys Read

    For guys only: find great book suggestions from Jon Scieszka, author of the Time Warp Trio and Math Curse.

  • Internet Public Library Teen Division

    Choose "Books and Writing." Lots of other good links here, too.

  • Open Library

    Over 1 million free, online e-books!

  • Poetry Today Online

    Reviews poetry websites, different types of poems, and the people who write them. Also has a Teen Poetry section and info on poetry contests.

  • Read Print

    A FREE online library of thousands of books for students, teachers and classic literature fans (titles include Dracula, Little Women, The War of the Worlds, and many more!)

  • Reading Rants

    Out of the ordinary, funny book lists, on topics like Riot Grrrls and Gen X-Files.

  • Reads 4 Teens

    Great reads for teens. Write a review, share your thoughts about books you like.

  • See Me 4 Books

    "A place for young adults to say what's hot...and what's not." Send in a review!

  • Teen Reads

    Book reviews and author interviews.

  • Teens Top Ten

    Read the nominated books--a printed list is available in the library--and see if your favorites made the list. Vote every October for the new list.

  • Wattpad

    "The best place to share and discover stories" is a cool website for reading original stories in any genre, written by all ages, and a place where you can upload your stories too.