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If You Are Looking For Something New To Read...Try Some Of These Sites!

See what your classmates and neighbors are reading & reviewing on Longwood Public Library's Goodreads page.  Remember, Longwood teens in grades 7-12 can earn 30 minutes of community service credit for sharing their opinions on new teen books.  Stop by the library to pick up a review form!

Like Graphic Novels?  Try No Flying, No Tights no flying tights

Jon Scieszka, the author of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, has a great site called

Guys Read! guysread

Teenreads.com teenreads

bring teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. 

Reading Rants! reading rants 

is a group of booklists for those of you teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there’s life after Judy Blume and Brian Jacques.

This is Favorite Teenage Angstbooks 

a special place on the Web where it's okay to have zits, daydream, and wonder what on earth will happen next in your life.

YALSA’s  YALSA(Young Adult Library Services Association)  Best Fiction for Young Adults Committee presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.

YALSA's  YALSA(Young Adult Library Services Association)  Best Non-Fiction for Young Adults honors the best non-fiction book published that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.

AWARD WINNERS

The Alex Awards  are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.Printz award

The Margaret A. Edwards Award honors a specific work for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens.

 The Odyssey award is given to the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults. odyssey award

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

 Longwood School District Reading Lists:

9th and 10th Grade Summer Reading- Longwood High School

           11th Grade Summer Reading List- Longwood High School 
12th Grade Suggested Summer Reading List- Longwood High School Mcgann-Mercy Summer Reading List

AP World History 9 Summer Reading List- Longwood High School

AP World 10 Summer Reading List- Longwood High School
AP European History AP U.S. History
English 9 Honors AP English 12
AP Environmental Science  AP Macroeconomics
   
Past "BATTLE" Titles ALA Teen's Top 10