Staff Picks

Staff Picks

SLPL Teens

11 Classics: Remixed

Classic tales as old as time get fresh reboots in these 11 captivating novels.

The Dead Are Walking--What’s Up With…

If someone mentions zombies, you’ll probably get a picture in your head of shambling, rotting former humans craving braaains. And a lot…

9 Super Teen Books

Superheroes aren’t just found between the pages of graphic novels. Full-length novels for young adults featuring superheroes…

9 Reads for Banned Books Week

Typically held during the last week of September, this is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read what you want to read. Banned…

What We're Reading For Teens Vol. 3

See what the Youth Services staff at the St. Louis Public Library has been reading in Young Adult lately.

12 YA Books About Dating, Breaking Up,…

Experience the mountain highs and the perilous lows that accompany every relationship in these 12 diverse young adult novels about the…

LGBTQ+ Books for Middle and High School

Celebrate Pride month at St. Louis Public Library, by checking out some of these titles featuring characters across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum!

10 Future Life Novels for Teens

Each book on this list explores a different idea of what happens to a person after death.

10 YA Novels About Survival

The books on this list show characters doing their best to get through a wide range of difficult situations. Relationships are threatened…

9 Spy Novels for Teens

Step into worlds of deceit and deception with these young adult spy novels.

9 YA Romance Novels

Explore the endless boundaries of love in these 9 romance novels for young adults.

What We're Reading for Teens Vol. 1

See what the youth services staff at the St. Louis Public Library has been reading in Young Adult lately.

9 Comics to Read on Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5th is Free Comic Book Day! Check out your local comic book store for a great deal. Here are some comics that are worth…

9 Manga Series for the Uninitiated

Manga is a style of comic book created in Japan and even in their English translations the books are read back to front, right to left, as…

Books in Verse

Each book on this list has a compelling story that will keep readers going -- even the ones who don't typically find themselves drawn to…

Intro to Great Poetry

National Poetry Month 2018 might be coming to a close, but truly great poetry doesn't have an expiration date. The 14 collections in this…
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