How to pick the perfect book

    Below are sites to help you



    Good Reads
    Goodreads is an Amazon company wedsite that allows individuals to freely search Goodreads' database of books, annotations, and reviews. Users an sign up and register books to generate library catalogs and reading lists. Users can also create their own groups and book suggestions, surveys, polls, blogs, and discussions.

    100 Best YA Books - Time Magazine 
    To honor the best books for young adults and children, TIME compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as U.S. Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt, children's-book historian Leonard Marcus, the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress, the Every Child a Reader literacy foundation and 10 independent booksellers. With their help, TIME created two all-time lists of classics: 100 Best Young-Adult Books and 100 Best Children's Books.  

    YALSA Booklists
    Youth Adult Library Services Association is a division of the American Library Association. Users can search this free resource by award, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. Each year, YALSA selects the best books for teens. Whether your're a reluctant or avid reader, there's sure to be a title that will fit the bill.   


    International Literacy Association (ILA)
    Is an international professional organization that was created to encourage the habit of reading, improve reading instruction, and ficilitate dialogue about reading. Below are two links to their 2020 book lists. 

             Young Adults' Choices 2020             Teachers' Choices 2020