List of Recommended Books for Young Adults

Booklists prepared by the St. Helena Library, appropriate for:

California Department of Education:

California Reading Lists (Based on your child's California Achievement Test Scores)

Award Winning Children's Books websites:

  • The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
  • The California Young Readers Medal is awarded each year to books nominated, read and voted for by students throughout California.
  • The Newbery Medal is awarded each year by the American Library Association to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • The Scott O'Dell Award is presented for a work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher and set in the New World.