Browse by Library Type: High School

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High School

High school readers demand only the best books and JLG has them! From the latest and best fantasy and science fiction to absorbing nonfiction, our high school categories satisfy even the most finicky booklovers and intrigue reluctant readers. Each category you choose ensures you’ll receive 12 expertly-chosen, newly-published books per year. For aural learners, we also have audiobook categories which provide six books per year.

Can’t decide which categories to choose? Consider one of our Collection Development Packages which combine carefully-selected categories to meet your needs and can be customized for your budget. From Kids’ Favorites to our Greatest Hits, JLG has what you need to encourage and satisfy high school readers.

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Categories (19)

  • JLG Level

    Audiobooks High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Audiobooks High

    For Grades 9 & Up

    Six audio editions of select JLG titles, offered as preloaded battery operated devices, are self-contained and ready to play.

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    Current Trends High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Current Trends High

    For Grades 9 & Up

    The 12 books in this category contain stories featuring highly popular themes such as vampires, werewolves, steampunk, and dystopia.

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    City High School (Grades 10 & Up)

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    City High School

    For Grades 10 & Up

    Teen readers looking for realistic city settings and urban themes will enjoy these often-gritty titles that deal with contemporary situations and feature ethnically and culturally diverse characters. These titles will have special appeal for urban teens who want to see their own lives reflected in the books they read. Readers interested in the excitement and challenges of a city setting will also be drawn to the 12 books that comprise this category.

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  • JLG Level

    Fantasy/Science Fiction High (Grades 9-12)

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    Fantasy/Science Fiction High

    For Grades 9-12

    Tales of unique and mysterious powers, strange new worlds, alternate realities, and dark fantasies await your high-school readers. They'll discover a new world monthly with the 12 books in this category.

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    Graphic Novels High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Graphic Novels High

    For Grades 9 & Up

    Book-length narratives presented in comic book style, graphic novels foster both visual and verbal comprehension skills while exposing readers to interesting dialogue and satire, as well as affirming diversity.

    These unique books, some of them only published in softcover, are ideal for attracting reluctant readers and introducing them to literature they might not encounter otherwise. You may find that the 12 books in this category will turn your reluctant readers into eager readers.

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    History - High (Grades 10 & Up)

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    History High

    For Grades 10 & Up

    The past opens with a turn of the page in these fully-documented histories and compelling works of historical fiction. Experience the past frequently with the 12 books in this category.

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    High-Interest High (Grades 10 & Up)

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    High-Interest High

    For Grades 10 & Up

    These exciting, age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction titles will appeal to even the most reluctant high-school readers. With that kind of appeal, the 14 books in this category will rarely sit on the shelf.

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    Mystery High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Mystery/Adventure High

    For Grades 9 & Up
    If your high school readers love a spellbinding adventure story or a riveting mystery, our MH Category is the ticket. This category contains 12 gripping fiction and nonfiction titles per year, ensuring that new adventures will keep on coming.

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    Nonfiction High Plus (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Nonfiction High Plus

    For Grades 9 & Up

    In today's classroom, Common Core is king and this level helps support the need for quality nonfiction for teen readers. These stimulating informational texts invite teen readers to question assumptions and engage in high-order thinking while providing examples of excellence in research and presentation. The 14 books in this category will attract browsers as well as report-writers. May include some books written for adults.

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  • JLG Level

    Paperbacks High (Grades 10 & Up)

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    Paperbacks High

    For Grades 10 & Up

    Whether it's action, romance, thrills, or mystery your high schoolers seek, they'll find it in the pages of these hot new trade paperbacks. This category contains 12 books sure to be of high interest.

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  • JLG Level

    Sports High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Sports High

    For Grades 9 & Up

    High school sports enthusiasts will love this category, which includes fiction and nonfiction titles that cover the action and excitement of a wide array of sports, the stories and struggles of athletes who have attained great success, and inside looks at the games teens love to watch and play. Action, excitement and struggles will be found in each of the 12 books provided.

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    PG High (Grades 9 & Up)

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    PG High

    For Grades 9 & Up

    For high school readers who enjoy fascinating stories but want less edgy content, PGH is the perfect choice. Be assured that the 14 books offered in this category will be inoffensive to readers, teachers and parents.

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    Young Adults (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Young Adults

    For Grades 9 & Up

    Your older teen readers will appreciate the 12 selections in this category, a diverse mix of fiction and nonfiction covering complex issues and more mature content, from crushes and body changes to friendships and sibling rivalry.

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    Young Adults Plus (Grades 9 & Up)

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    Young Adults Plus

    For Grades 9 & Up

    Why stop there? Give them double the literary rewards with our Yp category-where you can stock your shelves with 14 additional young adult titles every year.

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  • JLG Level

    Audiobooks Mature Young Adult (Grades 11 & Up)

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    Audiobook Mature Young Adult

    For Grades 11 & Up
    Six audio editions of select JLG titles, offered as preloaded battery operated devices, are self-contained and ready to play.

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    Mature Young Adults Plus (Grades 11 & Up)

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    Mature Young Adults Plus

    For Grades 11 & Up

    Filled with stimulating nonfiction and can't-put-it-down fiction, this catetory is perfect for bridging the gap between young adult and adult reading. Take note: these 14 selections often contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.

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    Adult Crossover High Plus (Grades 11 & Up)

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    Adult Crossover High Plus

    For Grades 11 & Up
    For the more advanced high school reader who is ready for adult reading, our ACH+ Category is a great choice. With more sophisticated and challenging themes, the 14 books in ACH+ open up new worlds for teen readers.
    Take note: These selections often contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.

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    Adult Crossover Nonfiction (Grades 11 & Up)

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    Adult Crossover Nonfiction

    For Grades 11 & Up

    For the more advanced high school reader who is ready for adult reading and enjoys nofiction, our ACN Category is a great choice. With more sophisticated and challenging themes, these books open up new worlds for teen readers. Help them experience a new world monthly with the 14 books in ACN.

    Take note: These selections often contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.

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    Adult Crossover Thrillers (Grades 11 & Up)

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    Adult Crossover Thrillers

    For Grades 11 & Up

    Suspenseful fiction and nonfiction for high school readers who are ready for adult reading.
    *Take note: these selections often contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.

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Packages (4)

  • Librarians' Favorites

    High

    168 books/year

    In this case, more is better. Our biggest fans suggest this package which includes 13 of our most popular categories, and is guaranteed to save you time in your busy day.

  • Basic Package

    High

    68 books/year

    Dip your toe into JLG's fantastic service with this package of 5 categories that give you a good sampling of our offerings for young adult readers.

  • Library Essentials

    High

    92 books/year

    Your colleagues recommend this package for you. It's 7 of the most popular JLG Categories ordered for young adult readers.

  • Readers Choice

    High

    128 books/year

    The books teens clamor for - all packaged in a 10 category bundle. Guaranteed to induce high-fives and smiles from your teen readers.

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