Keeping Up With the Latest Books for Kids and Teens

Here are the resources I mentioned during this episode:
The American Library Association, specifically for children and teens
School Library Journal
VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)
The Horn Book
PUBYAC (listserv)
Graphic Novels for Libraries (listserv)
Reading Rants
Miss Print
No Flying No Tights
School Library Journal blogs
Kidlitosphere Central, specifically their Bloggers in Children’s and Young Adult Literature list (which includes Be a Better Booktalker, as well as MANY more excellent resources!)
Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers (podcast)
The Podcast Pickle directory – “Books and Stories”
iTunes – Literature Podcasts

Plus, I also wanted to make note of a few more places to find new book recommendations:
Goodreads is a great place to browse for books for children and young adults books for children and teens
Kirkus reviews for children and teens
Publishers Weekly newsletters, including Children’s Bookshelf and PW Comics World


  1. Great collection of books. Thanks for providing these literature in one place.

  2. Really appreciate you sharing this article.Really thank you!The books that you have mentioned here is really great and some of them are owned by me in my personal collection.I don’t exactly know what all are the other means at disposal.Really Cool.

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