Compelling stories written by African American authors.
Contemporary, realistic romance for young adults.
Smart, strong, and multi-dimensional women. Forget the damsel in distress, these ladies take charge of their lives and stand up for what they believe in.
Popular titles that avoid sexually explicit scenes, graphically violent descriptions, and/or excessive use of profanity.
Not a huge reader? Don’t worry, these titles are quick reads selected just for teens.
Betrayals, lies, plotting a grand scheme, and twists that keep you guessing until the very end. Can you figure out who done it before the last page?
Novels set in the past that borrow true characteristics of the time period in which they are set.
Standout Young Adult books that have won a national award for Young Adult literature, like the Printz, Alex, Edwards, Morris, Odyssey, or Excellence in Nonfiction.
Novels set in fantastical worlds with epic adventures.
Features characters dealing with some form of mental health condition or situation, and strives to remove the stigma attached to mental health disorders.
Copyright © 1996-2021 Ocean County Library. All Rights Reserved.Disclaimer