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Books and Reading

At the Martin Meylin Library Media Center we love to read and we want our students to find the perfect book for them. Check out the following sites for book recommendations and more! Happy Reading!!

Library Catalog

Looking for a book? Check out the Martin Meylin Library Catalog.

OverDrive

Have a device (phone, ereader, tablet)? Check out our digital collection of eBooks and eAudio books in our OverDrive collection!
Select Lampeter-Strasburg School District and log-in with your student ID# and password.
-If you have questions about OverDrive, please contact Miss Henry.

Award Winners

Coretta Scott King Book Awards - These awards recognize books that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Belpre Award - This award is given annually to an author whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Newbery Medal - This important award recognizes the most distinguished contribution to children's literature in the past year.

Siebert Informational Book Medal - This award recognizes the most distinguished informational book for children within the past year.

Teen Book Finder - One-stop shop for searching recommended book lists and award winners.

Book Recommendations

The Book Seer - When you input the title and author of a book you liked, this site will offer predictions of similar titles that you might also enjoy.

Guys Read - Find books guys like to read and other cool stuff. (Note: site currently under re-construction)

No Flying, No Tights - Get advice on great comics, graphic novels and manga you should be reading!

Read On-Children - this site offers children's book lists by subject. It's a great place to start if you know what you want to read about, but you don't know a specific title or author.

Read On-Teens - This site offers teen book lists by subject. It's a great place to start if you know what you want to read about, but you don't know a specific title or author.

Teenreads.com - Tons of info on young adult reads, including spotlights and teen reviews on the newest titles.

Book Recommendations - Book Lists

Best Fiction for Young Adults - Looking the best books published in the past year? Look no further. This list features the "Best of the Best" fiction books published for teens in the past year.

Great Graphic Novels for Teens - Are you a fan of graphic novels? Then you need to check out this yearly list, which features recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18.

Notable Children's Books - Looking the best books published in the past year? Look no further. This list features the "Best of the Best" fiction books published for children in the past year. (Hint: Check out the books for Older or All-Ages readers.)

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults - Looking for some reading ideas? Enjoy paperback books? These lists are a great resource. Developed by librarians, these lists of popular/topical titles are widely available in paperback and represent a broad variety of accessible themes and genres. Several themes are chosen each year. The most recent year featured themed lists on Biography, Horror, Living Overseas and Mental Health.

Teen Book Finder - One-stop shop for searching recommended book lists and award winners.

Teens Top Ten - Want to know what other teens recommend? Then this is the list for you. Each year, teens nominate and choose their favorite books from the past year. Teens across the country vote during Teen Reads Week to determine the Top Ten titles.

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers - Not a huge fan of reading? Check out this yearly list developed by librarians for readers like you.

Books in a Series

What’s Next:Books in a Series - This database lists the books in a series and allows you to create a printer-friendly version.

YA Series & Sequels - Search by author, title or series to find the order in which to read books in popular Young Adult series.

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