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TLAB Summer Reads TLAB Summer Reads

recommended by pacl_teens
Whether you are into romance, sci-fi, mystery, memoir, or anything in between, TLAB has your back with this eclectic list of books.
Whether you are into romance, sci-fi, mystery, memoir, or anything in between, TLAB has your back with this eclectic list of books.

If you like Smile by Raina Telgemeier... If you like Smile by Raina Telgemeier...

recommended by LiztheLibrarian
Enjoy these books that are similiar in art style or story.
Enjoy these books that are similiar in art style or story.

Short Stories for Teens Short Stories for Teens

recommended by mollywally
Check out these collections and anthologies full of short but mighty stories.
Check out these collections and anthologies full of short but mighty stories.

Rainbow Reads for Kids Rainbow Reads for Kids

recommended by pacl_kids
Picture books, middle grade fiction, and graphic novels featuring LGBTQ characters.
Picture books, middle grade fiction, and graphic novels featuring LGBTQ characters.

#ownvoices for Teens #ownvoices for Teens

recommended by camdenk
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices, this list is for you.
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices, this list is for you.

Poetry for Teens Poetry for Teens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these books and websites with poetry curated and written by, for, or about teens!
Check out these books and websites with poetry curated and written by, for, or about teens!

Creative Writing Resources for Teens Creative Writing Resources for Teens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these videos, podcasts, and websites for tools, tricks, and tips for writing your first novel or book of poetry.
Check out these videos, podcasts, and websites for tools, tricks, and tips for writing your first novel or book of poetry.

More Help for Parents More Help for Parents

recommended by pacl_kids
Picture books on interactional topics of interest for young children including Sharing, Fighting, Kindness, Bullying, Manners, Self…
Picture books on interactional topics of interest for young children including Sharing, Fighting, Kindness, Bullying, Manners, Self…

Help for Parents Help for Parents

recommended by pacl_kids
Picture and board books on developmental topics of interest for young children including toilet training, comfort objects, fear of the…
Picture and board books on developmental topics of interest for young children including toilet training, comfort objects, fear of the…

Staff Picks: Adventure for Tweens Staff Picks: Adventure for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these fast-paced, harrowing, and/or swashbuckling adventure novels for tweens.
Check out these fast-paced, harrowing, and/or swashbuckling adventure novels for tweens.

Staff Picks: Sports for Tweens Staff Picks: Sports for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these sports stories for tweens! Contains both fiction and non-fiction.
Check out these sports stories for tweens! Contains both fiction and non-fiction.

Historical Fiction for Tweens Historical Fiction for Tweens

recommended by camdenk
Check out these historical fiction novels for tweens.
Check out these historical fiction novels for tweens.

Staff Picks: #ownvoices for teens Staff Picks: #ownvoices for teens

recommended by camdenk
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices.
If you think #WeNeedDiverseCreators or that creators should be able to tell their own stories in their #ownvoices.

Realistic Fiction for Tweens Realistic Fiction for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these realistic fiction books, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board.
Check out these realistic fiction books, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board.

Mystery and Thrillers for Tweens Mystery and Thrillers for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out this mysteries and thrillers for tweens! Curated by Palo Alto City Library staff.
Check out this mysteries and thrillers for tweens! Curated by Palo Alto City Library staff.

Fantasy, Scifi & Horror for Tweens Fantasy, Scifi & Horror for Tweens

recommended by pacl_teens
Speculative fiction for tweens! Be warned: some of these books are scary. Some of these books are funny.
Speculative fiction for tweens! Be warned: some of these books are scary. Some of these books are funny.
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