If you're looking for a book to read but need some suggestions, here are a few more places to look. If you want a book that's not in the Harpeth High School collection, talk to Mrs. Fallon, and she'll do her best to get that book into your hands!


Book Lists- Each list title is a link.

2018-2019 Volunteer State Book Award (Nominees)

2019-2020 Volunteer State Book Award (Nominees)

Time Magazine: Top 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time

Paste Magazine: The 30 Best Young Adult Novels of 2018

YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA's Outstanding Books for the College Bound

2019 Award Winners- Click Award link for award information and other nominated and honor titles.

Printz Award- The Poet X, By Elizabeth Acevedo

Odyssey Award- Sadie, by Courtney Summers

Nonfiction Award- The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees, by Don Brown

Morris Award- Darius the Great Is Not Okay, by Adib Khorram

Edwards Author Award- M.T. Anderson for Feed, Octavian Nothing, Vols. I and II

Alex Awards- (Ten Winners)

  • The Black God’s Drums, By P. Djèlí Clark

  • The Book of Essie, By Meghan MacLean Weir

  • Circe, By Madeline Miller

  • Educated: A Memoir, By Tara Westover

  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After, By Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

  • Green, By Sam Graham-Felsen

  • Home After Dark, by David Small

  • How Long ’Til Black Future Month? By N. K. Jemisin

  • Lawn Boy, By Jonathan Evison

  • Spinning Silver, by Naomi Novik

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