For parents of teens and tweens, moving from the juvenile section of the library to young adult can be intimidating. Young adult literature represents a wide range of ages, interests and comfort levels, which can make knowing where to start challenging — especially if you have concerns about content. Have no fear, your friendly neighborhood librarians are here with some tips to help you navigate the transition.

If you’re still feeling hesitant about where to begin, check out some of the titles below.

Jackaby by William Ritter
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
I’d Tell You I Love You, but then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds
Michael Vey by Richard Paul Evans
Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George
Outrun the Moon by Stacy Lee
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