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Young Adult book collection

Cover art for Sing, Unburied Sign: A Novel by Jesmyn WardYoung Adult fiction books are print books that are written at levels beyond the Leveled Reader collection.

If you find you are no longer challenged by reading Level 6 / black books in the Leveled Reader collection, it is time to move to the next level: our Young Adult collection!  Young Adult books:

  • Are written for a target audience of 13-18 year olds, but everyone can enjoy Young Adult books!
  • Have at least one main character who is a teenager.
  • Are written with a "voice" reflects young adults' experiences. Voice includes point of view, vocabulary, and tone.
  • Explore themes in ways reflective of young adults' experiences.
  • Are both fiction (not true) and non-fiction (true)
  • Found in their own sections in Public Libraries and bookstores.

Select the link below to learn more about our Young Adult collection and find titles by topic and reading level.

Clackamas Community College Library - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045
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