Recommended Books for Teens

Fresh Picks
Fresh Picks

The newest books our YA experts are excited about.

Book covers from the Headspace BooklistHeadspace

Life with mental health challenges.

Read Indigenous
Read Indigenous

Discover novels, short stories and graphic novels written by Indigenous authors and thinkers.

Book covers from the Fight the Power booklist
Fight the Power!

Reading for the activist in you.

Book covers from the Full Spectrum booklist
Full Spectrum: LGBTQ+ Experiences 

These YA books are selected to reflect a cross-section of LGBTQ+ experiences.

Book covers from the Canada's Best for Teens booklistCanada's Best for Teens

Some great recent reads for teens from the Great White North.

   Book covers from the 20 Before 20 booklist20 Before 20

Twenty classics, near-classics, and cult classics to read before you turn twenty.

   Book covers from the Classics of YA BooklistClassics of YA

Fifty years of YA writing. A dozen classic picks to start from.

   Book covers from the Swoon-worthy Romances booklistSwoon-Worthy Romances

There is a little something for everyone in this collection of romantic reads.

   Book covers from the Newcomer Stories booklistNewcomer Stories

Stories of fitting in and learning to navigate expectations both old and new.

  The List

The List

We’ve selected these 100 fantastic books to make you laugh, cry, reflect, debate, celebrate and grow.