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.

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Newport Teens Read  (reviews by people at your schools)


Anxiety & Depression

 Paranormal Romance
African American Authors  Pure Poetry
Banned Books

Books That Won’t Make You Blush


Rebels, Misfits, & the Misunderstood

Re-writing the Classics

RI Teen Book Award 2017 Nominees

Coming of Age  Roadtrips

Foster Homes/Social Services

Fractured Fairy Tales School Life
Gaming Books  Science Fiction
Ghastly Ghost Stories Sexual Assault

Shakespearean Spin-Offs

Grief, Illness, or Death  Short Stories
Guy Reads  STEM Fiction for Teens
Historical Fiction Suicide



Local Settings

Time Travel
Middle Schoolers
On the cusp (Middle/High Content)
Mysterious Stories Zombies
Novels in Verse Caring for Home and Your Sibs

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