Resources on literary genres
30 Multicultural Books Every Teen Should Know
This list was compiled by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. It introduces 30 essential writers and a range of authors for teens.
Best Fantasy YA Books
An exhaustive list of books, comics, anime, movies, and games.
Best Science Fiction Books for Young Adults
A sister site to Best Fantasy Books, this is one of the most comprehensive young adult science fiction sites on the web.
Great Graphic Novels for Teens
Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.
Kelly Jensen's Young Adult Book Lists
This mega list created by two librarians categorizes titles under various genres.
Multicultural Literature for Young Adults
This list created by librarians at CSU, Fullerton, showcases multicultural literature for middle grades and high school teens.
Nonfiction Books from NPR
Provides author interviews, news, and reviews of nonfiction books for young adults
Nonfiction Young Adult Literature - change to goodreads from csulib
Contains over 1,000 popular young adult non-fiction titles.
Poetry for Teens -Poetry.org
Contains a selection of poems, essays, recommended reading lists, must-have anthologies, interviews, and advice for teens.
Short Stories for High School Students
The stories on this list are recommended for high school students based on their significance and to depend student appreciation for the short story genre.
Short Stories for Middle School Students
The short stories in this list are intended to inspire meaningful classroom discussions, build critical analysis skills, and are fun to read.
Suggested Biographies for Teens
This is a list of adult biographies which may be of interest to teens.
Young Adult Literature
"We Need Diverse Books" from California State University Library, Long Beach.
Young Adult Science Fiction from Goodreads
Lists popular books and new reads. Features recommendations, discussions, quotes, and ask the author sections.
Young Adult Historical Novels - historical novels.info
Excellent site where you can browse historical novels by century beginning with the prehistoric times and stretching to the early twentieth century.