Teen Books & Reading


TumbleBookCloud is a collection of ebooks (some read-along titles) and audiobooks for older elementary, middle school and high school students. Books range from chapter books through books for teens and classics in American and English literature.

Click logo or HERE to open TumbleBookCloud.


Learn about our Tumblebook resources for younger children HERE.




WILBOR –  eBook & Audiobook downloads from Overdrive

Download grebridges for teens logoat audiobook titles day or night–your library never sleeps! Listen to them on your computer or transfer them to a compatible device. You can access most “classics” that may be required reading for your American and English Lit classes from the “Always Available” link in the lower left of the WILBOR page. Try the Overdrive mobile app to search for books directly from your mobile device. You will need your library card number and PIN to get started.

This service for Drake Community Library cardholders has been provided by a grant from Grinnell College.

OneClick digital is the new downloadable audiobook service from Recorded Books.  It includes titles for adults, teens, and children.  These titles are always available and you’ll never have to place holds! Use the OneClick app to listen on your mobile device.





Award Winning Books for Teens

Iowa Teen Award List

Iowa High School Book Award

Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature


Book Trailers

UnRequired Reading