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Teens' Top Ten Winners
The top ten books from the last few years chosen by teens through a poll given by the Young Adult Library Association (YALSA) since 2003.
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Cover Art: I Am Number Four Lore, Pittacus
I Am Number Four
In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien. 440 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Crewel : a Novel Albin, Gennifer
Crewel : a Novel
Gifted with the unusual ability to embroider the very fabric of life, 16-year-old Adelice is summoned by Manipulation Services to become a Spinster, a move that will separate her from her beloved family and home forever.
360 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Wintergirls Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Wintergirls
Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
278 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Abandon Cabot, Meg
Abandon
A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned 17-year-old Pierce's life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.
304 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Heist Society Carter, Ally.
Heist Society
A group of teenagers uses their combined talents to re-steal several priceless paintings and save Kat Bishop's father, himself an international art thief, from a vengeful collector.
287 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Fire Cashore, Kristin
Fire
In a kingdom called the Dells, Fire is the last human-shaped monster, with unimaginable beauty and the ability to control the minds of those around her, but even with these gifts she cannot escape the strife that overcomes her world.
461 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Graceling Cashore, Kristin
Graceling
In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.
471 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Untamed Cast, P. C.
Untamed
Zoey's life at vampyre training school takes a turn for the worse as she loses most of her group of friends plus all three of her potential boyfriends, and the High Priestess Neferet plans a war on humans that Zoey knows is wrong. [House of Night series, book 4]
338 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book CAST
  Cover Art: City of Ashes Clare, Cassandra
City of Ashes
Sixteen-year-old Clary continues trying to make sense of the swiftly changing events and relationships in her life as she becomes further involved with the Shadowhunters and their pursuit of demons and discovers some terrifying truths about her parents, her brother Jace, and her boyfriend Simon. [Mortal Instruments series, book 2]
453 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Clockwork Angel Clare, Cassandra
Clockwork Angel
When 16-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.
479 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: City of Glass Clare, Cassandra.
City of Glass
Still pursuing a cure for her mother's enchantment, Clary uses all her powers and ingenuity to get into Idris, the forbidden country of the secretive Shadowhunters, and to its capital, the City of Glass, where with the help of a newfound friend, Sebastian, she uncovers important truths about her family's past that will not only help save her mother but all those that she holds most dear.
541 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Poison Princess Cole, Kresley.
Poison Princess
In the aftermath of a cataclysmic event, 16-year-old Evie, from a well-to-do Louisiana family, learns that her terrible visions are actually prophecies and that there are others like herself--embodiments of Tarot cards destined to engage in an epic battle.
369 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Catching Fire Collins, Suzanne
Catching Fire
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion. [Hunger Games series, book 2]
391 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Hunger Games Collins, Suzanne
The Hunger Games
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, 16-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place. [Hunger Games series, book 1]
374 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mockingjay Collins, Suzanne
Mockingjay
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. A revolution is unfolding, and it is up to Katniss to accept responsibility for countless lives and to change the course of the future of Panem. [Hunger Games series, book 3]
390 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Matched Condie, Allyson Braithwaite
Matched
All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, who to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?
369 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Nightshade Cremer, Andrea R.
Nightshade
Calla and Ren have been raised knowing it's their destiny to mate with one another and rule over their shapeshifting wolf pack, but when a human boy arrives and vies for Calla's heart, she's faced with a decision that could change her whole world.
454 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Kill Me Softly Cross, Sarah.
Kill Me Softly
When sixteen-year-old Mira runs away to discover her secret past, she finds a place where Grimm's fairy tales come to life, and she cannot avoid her accursed fate.
331 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Along for the Ride Dessen, Sarah
Along for the Ride
When Auden impulsively goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having new experiences such as learning to ride a bike and dating.
383 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: What Happened to Goodbye Dessen, Sarah
What Happened to Goodbye
Following her parents' bitter divorce as she and her father move from town to town, 17-year-old Mclean reinvents herself at each school she attends until she is no longer sure she knows who she is or where she belongs.
402 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Crescendo Fitzpatrick, Becca
Crescendo
Sixteen-year-old Nora Grey struggles to face the truth while coping with having a fallen angel boyfriend named Patch and unraveling the mystery surrounding her father's death.
427 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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