Teens

New Books

Green Mountain Book award logoThe Green Mountain Book Awardinitiated in 2005, is a reader’s choice award for Vermont students in grades 9 – 12. The program is intended to encourage high schoolers to become enthusiastic and discriminating readers. It is recommended that students read at least three of the year’s 15 nominated titles before voting in the spring.

Click here for the 2016-2017 Green Mountain Book Award Master List.

The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades four through eight have selected their favorite book from a list of 30 nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the year’s nominated titles before voting.

Click here for the 2016-2017 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Master List.

Other Resources

Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums.

Book Adventure is a book and reading centered online experience for grades K-8. It includes quizzes, prizes, book lists and more!

Guys READ is designed for male readers, to help them find texts they want to read.

WriteGirl is a nonprofit organization for high school girls centered on the craft of creative writing and empowerment through self-expression.