Lists of Books About…

Most books on these lists can be found at the Newport Public Library.  Books found only at other RI libraries can be requested and sent here free of charge.  It usually takes 3-5 days.

2013 Best of the Best (ALA)

Newport Teens Read
(reviews by people at your schools)

African American Authors

Coming of Age

Dr. Who Fans Might Like

Fractured Fairy Tales

Gaming Books

Ghastly Ghost Stories

Grief, Illness, or Death

Guy Reads

Historical Fiction

Irish Tales


Middle Schoolers – Books for those on the cusp between younger and older content!

Mysterious Stories

Novels in Verse

Paranormal Romance

Pure Poetry

Re-writing the Classics


School Life

Science Fiction

Shakespearean Spin-Offs

Could You SURVIVE?

Time Travel




Your local librarians read and review teen literature at  Newport YA Librarians Ya's book recommendations, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf).