Best Books 2015

SLJ’s Best of 2015

Books, Apps, and More

From adult books for teens, books by and about Latin@s, and graphic novels, to audiobooks, and DVDs, School Library Journal‘s covered the best of everything in 2015.

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Cover Illustration by Patrick McDonnell.

Best Adult Books 4 Teens

Mark Flowers and his team of reviewers selected 22 of the top adult titles published in 2015 to share with teen readers.

Top 10 Graphic Novels

Selected by the Good Comics for Kids bloggers, these graphic novels published in 2015 are the cream of the crop.

Top 10 Apps

Daryl Grabarek, SLJ’s resident app guru, curates a stellar list of the best educational and story apps produced in the past year.

Top 10 Latin@ Books

Tim Wadham, SLJ’s Libro por libro columnist, along with the members the Top 10 Latin@ Books committee, select superlative titles about the Latin@ experience.

Top 10 Audiobooks

These 10 titles, curated by audio editor Stephanie Klose, represent excellent storytelling with exceptional narration and production values.

Top 10 DVDs

Kent Turner, SLJ’s DVD editor, hand-picked these top-shelf productions that offer educational—as well as entertainment—value.