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YALSA BOOK FINDER

Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA’s book awards and book lists.

While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA’s selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.

YALSA’s Teen’s Top Ten of 2019

  1. #MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil. Freeform Books/Disney Book Group. 9781368010023.
  2. Wildcard by Marie Lu. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House. 9780399547997.
  3. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette Book Group. 9780316310277.
  4. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster. 9781978614306.
  5. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Henry Holt Books for Young Readers/Macmillan. 9781250170972.
  6. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. First Second/Macmillan. 9781250159854.
  7. American Panda by Gloria Chao. Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster. 9781481499101.
  8. Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu. Random House Children’s Books/Penguin Random House. 9780399549809.
  9. Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll. Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan. 978037430028
  10. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. HarperTeen/HarperCollins. 9780062662804.

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