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here at Mayo HS.
               
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Read e-books with Overdrive and Rochester Public Library (need a RPL card) 



Free Kindle books?  Kindle Free Biographies


                 
                        

 
 





Listen to YA (Young Adult) audio books at 
mackinvia.com

Get the app. 
Apple  or  android to download.  PC can only stream audio.

Log in: Select: Mayo HS, + your student id + current school password
(e-books and research databases are also at Mackinvia)

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So Old It's Free? / Classic Books and AudioBooks in the Public Domain
Read Free "text" or "print" books at  Project Gutenberg 


 LibriVox logo  Listen to free public domain audiobooks at Librivox 

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Book Idea Sites:

  
What Should i Read




  What Should I Read Next 
  (a pretty good next book finder)
   
  What Should I Read Next   
  http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/ 
 

 
 Literature Map 
Have a favorite author? Find similar with this great site.

 
 Literature Map 
http://www.literature-map.com/

An ok way to "see" books & book covers that are like your favorites.

Your Next Read 
Your Next Read
http://www.yournextread.com.



   

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FAB Lexile: 
Find A Book That's Popular and In Your Reading Level

(search for an book and then ....
 use the advance search on right to find many book by reading level / also called lexile)

https://lexile.com/fab/     
Here's what to do:
1.Pick your lexile range 2. Pick genres 3. Search. 4. Sort Results




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http://booklists.yalsa.net/
Find popular teen books by genre.  ALA site and app.



Book Lists



BOOKS IN A SERIES - Find books in a series here:
http://www.mymcpl.org/cfapps/juvser/title.cfm

BASED ON THE BOOK (TV /Movies):
Find books that have become a Movie or TV show here:
https://www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/read/based-on-the-book




Amazon Best Seller Lists:

Best Sellers for Teens and Young Adult

- Best Sellers for: Teen & Young Adult Girls & Women Fiction 

- Best Sellers for: 
Teen & Young Adult Boys & Men Fiction


Award Winners

Michael L. Printz Award (YA Literature) - Goodreads List

Hugo Award (Sci-Fi) - Goodreads List

Bran Stoker Award (Horror) - Goodreads List

Edgar Award (Mystery) - Goodreads List

Alex Award (written for adults/ great for teens) Goodreads List

Morris Award (Debut YA Author) - Goodreads List

YALSA Non-Fiction Award - Goodreads List

Coretta Scott King Award
(African American Experience In Lit.) - Goodreads List

Pura Belpré Award (Latino/Latina) - Goodreads List

National Book Awards (Many Categories) - 2018 List


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Random Lists:

49 Books That Everyone Should Read...

100 Best YA Books - Nat. Public Radio (2012)

30 Greatest War Novels of All Time 

Time Magazine's Top 100 YA Books of All Time


Goodreads

Goodreads "Books Like" - Google Search Link

-Best YA Realistic Fiction Novels

- Popular Short Books   
 -  Great Classic Short Books (200 pages or less)

- Top 50 Sci-Fi books

- Popular teen Non-fiction

- Popular High Low Book

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Good luck finding a great book to read!

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Book Type (Genre) List from Parkridge Middle School site:

Do you like a particular genre? Click on the links below to find additional titles in our library!
 


Genre List from YourDictionary site:

Genres of Books

The two types of books can be further divided into many different sub-types, called "genres." Here are some of the different genres of books which are available today. After we list all of them, we will discuss some of the more popular genres.

  • Science fiction
  • Satire
  • Drama
  • Action and Adventure
  • Romance
  • Mystery
  • Horror
  • Self help
  • Health
  • Guide
  • Travel
  • Children's
  • Religion, Spirituality & New Age
  • Science
  • History
  • Math
  • Anthology
  • Poetry
  • Encyclopedias
  • Dictionaries
  • Comics
  • Art
  • Cookbooks
  • Diaries
  • Journals
  • Prayer books
  • Series
  • Trilogy
  • Biographies
  • Autobiographies
  • Fantasy


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