Skip to Main Content

ENGL 248: Young Adult Literature

Featured Database through Tacoma Public Library: Novelist Plus

Tacoma Public Library

All Tacoma residents are eligible to register for a free eCard with Tacoma Public Library online. Once registered, your eCard allows you to access online databases through TPL, check out and place holds for physical items, borrow eBooks and audiobooks, and much more. 

Novelist Plus logo

Tacoma Public Library provides access to the NoveList Plus database (find it in the A-Z list of online resources), which you may enjoy exploring for this assignment. You can use NoveList Plus to search for book recommendations by age, format, genre, topic, tone, character type, awards, and more. Includes professional reviews and read-alike recommendations for each book. 

Identifying YA Titles

Use these sources to help identify potential titles for your list.