Books for Teens

Books for Teens

Suggested Books

The DC Public Library and the D.C. Public Schools have teamed up to suggest books you might enjoy. The lists include a variety of books for seventh- to 12th-graders, to satisfy every reading interest.

Themed Book Suggestions

Award Winners

Find an award-winning book to read by visiting the links below. Please note that the library may not always have every title available. Award lists are updated annually.
 

Suggested Books for Seventh Grade

Fiction *This is first in a series.

Nonfiction  *This is first in a series.

Suggested Books for Eighth Grade

Suggested Books for Ninth Grade

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Suggested Books for 10th Grade

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Suggested Books for 11th Grade

Fiction *This is first in a series.

Nonfiction

Suggested Books for 12th Grade

Fiction *This is first in a series.

Nonfiction Other resources for ​Teens