Graphic Novels and Comics
Health and Well Being
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.
Great Graphic Novels for Teens - This list is compiled by librarians from around the country and features the best Graphic Novels from 2012.
Online Manga Reader - Read manga series like Naruto and Bleach online.
Cope Care Deal - A mental health 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.
Check Yourself - Administered by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, in collaboration with a team of health and communication professionals.
Mapping Your Future - Free and neutral resource on career, college, financial aid, and money management.
CU Succeed Resource Center - Here you will find personal financial information to help with colleges, credit, money, and jobs. Includes spreadsheets, calculators, articles, and other tools to help inform you about credit, buying a car, financing a college education, and more.Academic Earth - This database contains thousands of free online courses from elite colleges like Yale, Stanford, and MIT. There's a wide variety of subjects available. Educate yourself without paying tuition!Fastweb - Online scholarship database. Search for financial aid to go to college.
Snag a Job - Need a job? This is a good place to start looking.
Indeed.com - Simple and useful job search site.
BAMboozled! - Writing for and by teens. Updated every Wednesday.
National Crime Prevention Center - Useful information on everyday safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Association - Tips for bicyclists and drivers.
Teen Voices Online - Teen girls create Teen Voices Online, an internationally distributed online social justice magazine.
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 teensCommunity 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.
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