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Eliot Rosewater Book Award Nominees
The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award) is chosen annually by students across Indiana in grades nine through twelve.

Booklists and Book Awards
Looking for a good book? Check out these booklists and book awards from YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association).

NoveList Plus Reader’s Advisory
Need help finding a good book? Or, maybe you just can’t remember the title of that book! Check out NoveList.  NoveList is a fiction database that provides reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

Best Books for Young Adults
Check out a list of the best young adult literature published each year.
Brings teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. Shares thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week. is THE place online for teens to talk about their fave books --- and find the hippest new titles!

What's Next? Books in a Series
Find the next book in your favorite series! Search the What's Next? database to find series books by author, book title or series title.

Pulse It!
Publisher Simon and Schuster has created an online book community for kids ages 14-18 called Pulse It. The site allows teens to choose one of two books to read and review online each month. The site also has a message board, monthly sweepstakes and more. In order to encourage teens to continue to visit the site, they are awarded points for posting book reviews, posting to the blogs or message boards, or by friending others in the community.