At Stillwater Public Library, teens are considered to be any young person in grades 6-12.
The Young Adult collection at Stillwater Public Library consists of fiction for both younger and older teens. There are books to appeal to a variety of interests-romance, mystery, humor, fantasy, sports, etc. Stillwater Public Library encourages reading books on the Oklahoma Sequoyah Intermediate and High School Masterlists, the Newbery, Printz, and other award winners by providing many of these books in our collecion.
Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award
With this award, Oklahoma honors the Native American leader Sequoyah, for his unique achievement in creating the Cherokee syllabary. More...
Other Award and Suggested Reading
Hunger Games Read-Alikes
If you loved reading about Katniss Everdeen, try some of these great read-alikes.
I'm With the Band
Love music? Read these novels about young adults and music, then listen to the suggested album that goes with each book.
L. Printz Award
This award honors excellence in literature written for young adults.
William C. Morris Award
The Morris Award honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author. The first award will be given in 2009.
A. Edwards Award
The Edwards Award honors an author and a specific work for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens.
The Alex Awards are given annually to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults.
Best Books for Young Adults
Through 2010, this list compiles the current years best books with proven or potential appeal to teens. Beginning 2011, this list evolved into the Best Fiction for Young Adults list.
This list allows teens to choose their ten favorite books from a list of current titles nominated by teen book groups. Nominations are listed in April. Teens vote for their favorite books in August and September. The votes are tallied and YALSA names the Teens' Top Ten during Teen Read Week.
This list compiles the best fiction written for teens in the previous sixteen months.
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
Updated every five years, this comprehensive list provides reading recommendations to students who plan to continue their education beyond high school. The most recent list was released in 2009.