YALSA's Teen Book Finder app--
Find award winning fiction and nonfiction from America's leading organziation for teen readers.
Click below to learn more about the Bluegrass Book Award nominees
Recommended Reading Lists and Award Winning Titles
ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults — From the American Library Association
Newbery Medal — Awarded annually to the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Michael L. Printz Award — For excellence in young adult literature
Great Graphic Novels for Young Adults - Recommended list of graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction, prepared by YALSA.
Outstanding Books for the College Bound —Fiction, nonfiction, biography, drama, and poetry.
Alex -The Alex Awards are given to books written for adults that have young adult appeal.
ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers —From the American Library Association.
Kentucky Bluegrass Awards — An annual award for the best book as chosen by the students of Kentucky. Be sure to check the SCHS Online Catalog for the availability of these recommended titles in the SCHS Library.
Looking for a good book? This database is a comprehensive guide to fiction. To access, click on the link above. Click on “for students” and then “high school”. If using Novelist at home, you will need a user name and password. Please see a librarian for this information
To contact the librarian:
Library Media Specialist
1701 Frankfort Rd.
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-2344 Ext. 163