Book List: Teens’ Reads Nominations 2011


The 25 books nominated for Teens’ Reads 2011

Title Author
Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel James Patterson
Before I Fall Lauren Oliver
Behemoth Scott Westerfeld
Blessed Cynthia Leitich Smith
Crescendo Becca Fitzpatrick
Demonglass Rachel Hawkins
Hex Hall Rachel Hawkins
I Am J Cris Beam
I Am Number Four Pittacus Lore
Lies Michael Grant
Love, Inc. Yvonne Collins
Matched Ally Condie
Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
Nightshade Andrea Cremer
Paranormalcy Kiersten White
Red Moon Rising Peter Moore
Sisters Red Jackson Pearce
The Clockwork Angel Cassandra Clare
The False Princess Ellis O’Neal
The Iron King Julie Kagawa
The Lost Gate Orson Scott Card
The Sky Is Everywhere Jandy Nelson
You Killed Wesley Payne Sean Beaudoin
Zombies vs. Unicorns Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

Unfortunately, voting is closed now for the final top ten list, but if you don’t have some of these books in your library they are worth looking into. These titles were nominated by reading groups of teens across the country, so this list provides a greater preponderance of titles that would be popular and relevant to more teen readers than some of the other formal youth literary awards.

Source: YALSA’s Teens Top Ten page.

Teens’ Top Ten (TTT) is part of YA Galley, in which teen book groups led by YALSA members receive galleys from publishers throughout the year. Learn more about YA Galley and the fifteen participating libraries on the YA Galley Participants page.

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