New Horror Novels for Teens

Gothic fantasies are the heart of these new horror novels for teens – creepy inheritances, bleak and ritualized post-apocalyptic futures, transportive magic that opens portals to sinister worlds, and horrors of real life brought into focus by the existence of the paranormal and supernatural.


Some children may be interested in learning about the senses by reading informational texts, and some prefer reading picture books centered on a character’s experiences. There are even books with sensory experiences like different textures to touch. Here are six books that explore our senses, all available through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Books Like Wakanda Forever

If you’re on the waiting list for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, here are some books to tide you over until your copy arrives! You can sign up for a free … Continued

Teen Rom-Com Titles by Black Authors

Need to defrost an icy heart while waiting for Spring to arrive? A good Rom-Com might do the trick! The following Teen titles are sweet, funny, and feature Black protagonists written by Black authors. Try a book from the list or ask your favorite librarian for more romance recommendations.  

Graphic Novels by Black Creators

Graphic novels remain an incredibly popular format among young readers. Their rich, vivid imagery supports reading comprehension. The text often includes challenging vocabulary. Reluctant readers can find them more approachable … Continued