The VA READS Young Adult Committee is currently forming and will be voting on books for the 2023-2024 school year. Until that time, here is a list of recommended high school titles compiled by the VA READS YA Chair and high school librarian, Stacy Gilbert.

2022-2023 VA Reads Recommended YA Books

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Blood like Magic by Liselle Sambury

Boys Run the Riot by Keito Gaku

Huda F Are You? by Huda Fahmy

Me (Moth) by Amber McBride

Our Stories Carried Us Here by Tea Rozman Clark and Julie Vang

Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi

The Sky Blues by Robbie Couch

Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions by Navdeep Singh Dhillon

Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson

The Turning Pointe by Vanessa L. Torres

White Smoke by Tiffany Jackson