College and Job Searching
Goodreads - Allows you to create a profile and share what you're reading. You can see what friends are reading and discover your next favorite book.
Teenreads - Brings teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters.
Teen Ink - A monthly print magazine, website, and a book series all written by teens for teens.
Guys Read - A website devoted to reading by guys, about guys, for guys.
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers - Great books for those who don't love to read.
Alex Awards - Ten books published for adults with potential appeal for teens.
Printz Award - First given in January 2000, the award honors the young adult book that best exemplifies literary excellence.
Best Books for Young Adults - The titles are selected from the year’s publications and include significant adult and young adult books, fiction and nonfiction.
No Flying, No Tights - A graphic novel review site for teens.
Go Ask Alice - is a health Q&A internet service. It works to provide readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
TeensHealth - For teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.
Sex, Etc. - Teen-produced website that answers questions you'd only ask another teen.
Stop Bullying - Effective ways to deal with bullying.
Snag a Job - Need a job? This is a good place to start looking.
Indeed.com - Simple and useful job search site.
National Highway Traffic Safety Association - Tips for bicyclists and drivers.
ARTS | A Reason To Survive - Organization dedicated to providing, supporting, and advocating for arts programs that heal, inspire, and empower youth facing adversity.
Casa de Salud/Manuel Portillo Youth Center - Free activities for youth in National City.
Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center - Learn about growing and cooking healthy organic food.
Youth 2 Youth Center - This department of Operation Samahan provides a number of health services specifically for teens
Community Youth Athletic Center - They have boxing and fitness instruction, alternative education services, work-readiness and community service, and neighborhood beautification programs.
Boys and Girls Club in National City - They offer afterschool programs for local youth.