• Your Next Read -- Website for Recommending Books

      Enter a title or author in the search box, and the site will provide a map of books and their summaries that should be of interest to you.  This is a great tool, if you're wondering what to read next. 

       Search for books in Novelist

      Want to find another great book similair to the one you just finished? Then this site is the site for you.  it provides reading recommendations for young readers: expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists.



      What Should I Read Next? -- Website for Recommending Books

      Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.

      Beehive Book Award Lists

      The Children's Literature Association of Utah (CLAU) is a volunteer organization of individuals who have a personal or professional interest in children's literature. The organization's purposes are: to encourage the reading, study, and writing of children's literature; to provide a forum for all points of view and levels of experience in children's books; and to gather and share information about children's literature.

      The association sponsors the Beehive Book Awards to motivate reading. Winners are chosen from the nominated books by the Utahns, who vote for their favorite books. 


      Pura Belpre Award Lists

      The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

      YALSA -- Best Books for Young Adults

      The Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, provides a number of reading lists each year.  This particular link accesses "Best Books for Young Adults" lists back to 1996 as well as "Top 10 Best Books" lists from 1996-2009. 
Last Modified on March 13, 2018