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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.

Staff Picks: Great Books for 7th Graders Staff Picks: Great Books for 7th Graders

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out this list of great books for 7th graders, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!
Check out this list of great books for 7th graders, curated by Palo Alto City Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!

Staff Picks: Great Books for 6th Graders Staff Picks: Great Books for 6th Graders

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these great books for 6th graders and pre-teens, curated by Palo Alto Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!
Check out these great books for 6th graders and pre-teens, curated by Palo Alto Library staff and the Teen Library Advisory Board!

TLAB Recommends: Diversity in YA TLAB Recommends: Diversity in YA

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these YA & adult books featuring diverse characters.
Check out these YA & adult books featuring diverse characters.

TLAB Recommends: Fantasy TLAB Recommends: Fantasy

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these YA & adult fantasy books that TLAB says, “allows us to tap into our creativity.”
Check out these YA & adult fantasy books that TLAB says, “allows us to tap into our creativity.”

TLAB Recommends: Romance for TEENS TLAB Recommends: Romance for TEENS

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these swoon-worthy YA and adult romance recommendations from TLAB, who say: "Love makes everyone happier.
Check out these swoon-worthy YA and adult romance recommendations from TLAB, who say: "Love makes everyone happier.

TLAB Recommends: Realistic Fiction TLAB Recommends: Realistic Fiction

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these YA books that TLAB states, “can often be seen as most relatable or applicable to real life. Laugh, learn, love, and live
Check out these YA books that TLAB states, “can often be seen as most relatable or applicable to real life. Laugh, learn, love, and live

TLAB recommends: Dystopia TLAB recommends: Dystopia

recommended by pacl_teens
Check out these YA books that TLAB says, “gives you the opportunity to contemplate about the future.
Check out these YA books that TLAB says, “gives you the opportunity to contemplate about the future.

TLAB recommends: Romance TLAB recommends: Romance

recommended by ginafeil
"Love makes everyone happier. You can live vicariously through the characters." -TLAB member
"Love makes everyone happier. You can live vicariously through the characters." -TLAB member

TLAB recommends: Bios TLAB recommends: Bios

recommended by ginafeil
"Biographies tell us about other people, building our empathy and understanding."
"Biographies tell us about other people, building our empathy and understanding."
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