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Announcing the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) 2015 Teens' Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults

The Carnival at Bray. By Jessie Ann Foley.
The Crossover. By Kwame Alexander.
The Gospel of Winter. By Brendan Kiely.
I'll Give You the Sun. By Jandy Nelson.
Jackaby. By William Ritter.
Noggin. By John Corey Whaley.
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim. By E. K. Johnston.
Vango. By Timothee de Fombelle.
We Were Liars. By E. Lockhart.
The Young Elites. By Marie Lu.


YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past five years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.

Access the app for an Android device here
Access the app for an IOS device here


Popular Paperbacks for Teens

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf, 2012.
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, 2013.
Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos, 2012.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, 2014.
Freedom’s Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories by Ellen S. Levine, 2000.
I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga, 2013.
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers, 2010.
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson, 2014
Maus 1: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman, 2004
Lockwood & Co, The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud, 2014.


2015 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Batman Science: The Real-World Science Behind Batman's Gear by Tammy Enz and Agnieszka Biskup, Illus. 2014.
Find Momo: A Photography Book. by Andrew Knapp, Illus. 2014.
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir. by Liz Prince, Illus. 2014.


Famous Last Words by Alender, Katie. 2014.
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. 2014.
I am Pusheen the Cat
by Claire Belton. 2013
Through the Woods
by Emily Carroll, 2014
A Girl in Pieces
by Isabel Quintero, 2014.
Juvie by Steve Watkins, 2013.
Ms. Marvel: No Normal
by Willow G. Wilson, 2014.


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