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California Young Reader Award


YOUNG ADULT: 2016 - 2017 Nominations for best book

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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard   

Find a Book

SLzHS Library Catalog

DESTINY, SLz OPAC  (Online Public Access Catalog)


Online CatalogHere is our online catalog.  Remember you can search with keyword, title, author, and numerous other strategies.  Look at Resource Lists and choose the public ones to see reading lists by theme. 

Destiny Accounts, eBooks, Book Reviews, and More

All students and staff are able to create their own accounts in Destiny.  Once you are logged in, you will be able to:

  • See what library books (and textbooks) you have checked out and when they are due.
  • Create your own personal list of books that you want to read.
  • Check out eBooks and Audio eBooks to your own device using Follett Brytewave (a free app).
  • Write book reviews to be posted on Destiny to provide great book recommendations for other Rebels to read.

Use these instructions to set up your Destiny Login. Watch this video to help you get logged in.  If you need help with setting up your Destiny accounts, see Ms. Marks in the library.

Write a Book Review in Destiny

Walter Dean Myers Award

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                                                                                 2016 Winner

Pura Belpre Award Winners

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Coretta Scott King Awards

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                                                                     Rita Williams-Garcia,

                                                                     2016 Author Award Winner

Looking for a Good Book?

Book Trailers

Watch book trailers from Digital Book Talk to get ideas about what to read next.

What Should I Read Next?

Type in a favorite book of yours and this site will recommend other books like that one!

Fierce Reads and Epic Reads: Great teen reads!


This site includes information about young adult authors, books reviews, top books for teens, and much more!

Reading Rants

Out of the ordinary book lists and book reviews for teens!

No Flying, No Tights

Reviews of graphic novels for teens.

Guys Read

 Hey Guys!  This site is for you!  Check it out.

Authors' Websites

Check out these links to websites belonging to your favorite authors.

Nancy Keane's Book Talks

Read book summaries, reviews, learn about authors, listen to podcasts, and more...

See what the librarian is reading ...

Teacher, Staff, Administrator Book Recommendations

Summer Reading List 2016

Summer Reading List 2011 (Collected and compiled by Geovianni J., class of '11)

Summer Reading List 2009

Summer Reading List 2008

Rebels Read Book Review Blog

Read book student book reviews in SLz Reads Book Blog.


Submit a book review to be posted in the blog.

The Stonewall Book Award

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