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Award Winners

Alex Awards - Award given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults - An annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years.

Excellence in Nonfiction - The best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18).

Morris Award - Celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.

Printz Award - Annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit.

Book Reviews

The Book Smugglers - Reviews by two book lovers reviewing the same book.

Teenreads - Reviews of the latest YA books.

Teen Writers Resources

Figment - A online community where students can share their writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors.

Teen Ink - Teen Ink is a monthly print magazine and website written by teens, for teens. Submit reviews on books, television shows, music, and/or movies; post creative writing and artwork; and read what other teens have written.

Write Shop - Provides links to many different writing contests, plus offers tips and tools for young writers and resources on getting your work published.

Study Guides

CliffsNotes - Get homework help from CliffsNotes literature notes and study guides, covering literature, Shakespeare, biology, chemistry, math, calculus, history, and much more!

Paper Rater - is a free resource, developed and maintained by linguistics professionals and graduate students.

Son of a Citation Machine - Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use.

Social Services

National Runaway Safeline - NRS provides services for runaway and homeless youth, including a crisis line (1-800-RUNAWAY), message relays between families and runaways, and a bus ticket to get runaways back home.


GameSpot - Provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

IGN - IGN is your site for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, 3DS, & iPhone games with expert reviews, news, previews, trailers, cheat codes & walkthroughs.

Kotaku - A video games focus blog with reviews and clips.

PC Gamer - PC games, news & features.