Teen Summer Reading 2017

This summer, get more bank for your books! By registering for Summer Reading and recording at least 1 book starting June 20, you will be entered in a chance to win a $50.00 Visa Gift Card. The more books you read, the more chances you will have to win!

If you read 7 books in 7 weeks over the summer, you will automatically win a prize of a free 3D Print from the library. This can be anything within a 2-hour print limitation, which includes Minecraft swords, customized fidget spinners, and anything else you can dream up.

You must be a West Caldwell or Caldwell Resident going into 6th-12th grade to enter. You can start an account at https://wcplnj.beanstack.org.

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A Guide to the Rainbow of YA Lit


The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Georgia, Peaches, and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden

Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg

Trickster’s Queen by Tamora Pierce

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

American Street by Ibi Zoboi


Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Winger by Andrew Smith

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

And I Darken by Kiersten White


The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

Honestly Ben by Bill Konigsberg

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor


Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis

George by Alex Gino

The Other Boy by M. G. Hennessey

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Beast by Brie Spangler

Lumberjanes by by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooke A. Allen and Noelle Stevenson


The Swan Riders by Erin Bow

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Every Day by David Levithan

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Steel by Carrie Vaughn

Coming Soon: May YA

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Title: Stone Mirrors
Author: Atkins, Jeannine
Release Date: Jan 2017
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Title: Beauty and the Beast
Author: Donnelly, Jennifer
Release Date: Jan 2017
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Title: Stranger Than Fanfiction
Author: Colfer, Chris
Release Date: Feb 2017
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Title: Everything, Everything
Author: Yoon, Nicola
Release Date: Jan 2017
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Title: Gem & Dixie
Author: Zarr, Sara
Release Date: April 2017
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Title: The Upside of Unrequited
Author: Albertalli, Becky
Release Date: April 2017
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Title: Bang
Author: Lyga, Barry
Release Date: April 2017
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Title: The Whole Thing Together
Author: Brashares, Ann
Release Date: April 2017
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Title: Saint Death
Author: Sedgwick, Marcus
Release Date: April 2017
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Title: The Pearl Thief
Author: Wein, Elizabeth
Release Date: May 2017
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Title: DreamFall
Author: Plum, Amy
Release Date: May 2017



Title: A Face Like Glass
Author: Hardinge, Frances
Release Date: May 2017



Title: Brave New Girl
Author: Vincent, Rachel
Release Date: May 2017



Title: Ramona Blue
Author: Murphy, Julie
Release Date: May 2017



Title: Dear Reader
Author: O’Connell, Mary
Release Date: May 2017





Title: Flame in the Mist
Author: Ahdieh, Renee
Release Date: May 2017




Title: Thick as Thieves
Author: Turner, Megan Whalen
Release Date: May 2017