Library Book Picks
Having trouble selecting your next book? No problem. Ask your Sacred Heart Librarian to see our newest additions to the library and some recommended reading lists based on genre, interest, author and more.
You can also use these helpful sites below to find your next great read:
What Should I Read Next? – Book recommendations for all ages.
Newberry Award – Given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Printz Award – Given to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Morris Award – Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
Alex Award – Given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
Edwards Award – Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for a significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
Teens’ Top Ten – A "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!
YALSA’s Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction – Honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18)
Outstanding Books for the College Bound – Revised every five years as a tool for several audiences (students preparing for college, educators, librarians, and parents) it offers opportunities for independent reading and lifelong learning.
Coretta Scott King – Given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.