What’s New for Teens – These books are new to the YA collection and are now available for check out. Reserve your copies today, or stop in to browse the shelves.
YAda-YAda Books: Topical Teen Titles – Each month we create a new booklist for teens based on popular trends, current events and general interest. Click the link above to see this month’s list!
Accepting Yourself – Love who you are!
Adult Reads for Teens – Looking for something a little more challenging? These adult books are popular with teens, too.
Adventure, Survival & Espinage – Who will make it out alive?
Award Winners – Winners and honorees of various book awards given out for young adult titles released this year.
Banned Books – Books that were either challenged or banned in public and school libraries this year.
Clean Reads – Books you can tell your parents, teachers, or siblings about without blushing!
Connected – Called “epistolary fiction,” these stories are told via letter, diary, text, blog, and IM.
Drama-Rama – Drama queens, drama geeks and more.
Dystopian – Dystopian is a subgenre of science fiction and include stories about the apocalypse and futuristic oppressive regimes.
Fantasy – Need a break from reality? We’ve got you covered.
Friendship – Anything is possible with a little help from your friends.
Graphic Novels– A picture is worth a thousand words–if it’s got a really big speech bubble
Historical Fiction – Sorted by time period, these books will take you on a trip through history.
Horror – The Hinsdale Public Library is not liable for nightmares, insomnia or cold sweats caused by this booklist.
Hot Reads – Islands, resorts, cruises and warm weather.
Humor – Literary laughs.
International: Books in Translation – These books were originally written in a language other than English.
International: Books Set in Other Countries – These books take place outside the United States.
Movie and TV Tie-Ins – These books got the Hollywood treatment.
Multiple Narrators – Stories told from more than one person’s point of view.
Music – Reading rocks!
Mystery – Think you’ve got some sleuthing skills? Try to unravel these cryptic tales.
Nonfiction – 100% fact.
Open Hearts, Open Minds – Stories of unconventional families, friendships and romantic relationships.
Poetry & Novels in Verse – Rhythm, rhyme and more.
Prom & Other Tales from the Dance Floor – The best night of your life…or maybe not.
Realistic Fiction – Includes subcategories Family, Grief and Loss, Growing Up, Mental Health, Physical Health, Relationships, and Special Abilities.
Road Trip Books – Let’s hit the road.
Romance – Love, love, love.
School Stories – Think your school’s wacky? Here’s your chance to compare.
Science Fiction – Not magic, not science, but something close to both.
Short Stories – Got a few minutes to spare?
Sports – Includes Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, and Other Sports subcategories.
Supernatural Romance – Fantasy, sci-fi or horror centered on high drama and romance.