ALA Best Books for Young Adults
2014
The Carnival at Bray
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Jessie Ann Foley
School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-This promising debut, set in the heyday of grunge, tells the story of Maggie Lynch, a displaced Chicagoan and grunge m...More
2014
The crossover
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Kwame Alexander
 
2014
The gospel of winter : a novel
 by Brendan Kiely
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2014
I'll give you the sun
 by Jandy Nelson
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2014
Noggin
Click to search this book in our catalog   John Corey Whaley
2014
Jackaby
Click to search this book in our catalog   R William Ritter
Publishers Weekly Toss together an alternate 19th-century New England city, a strong tradition of Sherlockian pastiche, and one seriously ugly hat,...More
 
2014
The story of Owen : dragon slayer of Trondheim
 E K Johnston
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2014
Vango : between sky and earth.
 by Timothee de Fombelle and Sarah Ardizzone
School Library Journal Gr 7 Up-A thrilling historical adventure set in the mid-1930s, this novel opens with a dramatic scene in front of Notre Dame ...More
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2014
And we stay
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jenny Hubbard
2014
Young elites.
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2013
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
 by Jesse Andrews
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2013
All the truth that's in me
 Julie Berry
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2013
Freakboy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kristin Elizabeth Clark
2013
Better Nate than ever
Click to search this book in our catalog   Tim Federle
Book list In this funny and insightful story, the dreams of many a small-town, theater-loving boy are reflected in the starry eyes of eighth-grader N...More
 
2013
Far far away
 Tom McNeal
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2013
Eleanor & Park
 Rainbow Rowell
School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-In this novel set in the 1980s, teenagers Eleanor and Park are outsiders; Eleanor, because she's new to the neig...More
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2013
Midwinterblood
Click to search this book in our catalog   Marcus Sedgwick
Book list *Starred Review* In the year 2073, a reporter named Eric is sent to Blessed Island to research a rare flower called the Dragon Orchid. Ther...More
2013
Out of the Easy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ruta Sepetys
School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-Against a vivid 1950s New Orleans backdrop, 17-year-old Josie Moraine is caught between the harsh reality of her neg...More
 
2013
Winger
 Andrew Smith
School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-Smith takes readers inside the mind of Ryan Dean West, nicknamed Winger for his position on the rugby team of his ton...More
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2013
Golden boy
 Tara Sullivan
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2013
Rose under fire
Click to search this book in our catalog   Elizabeth Wein
2012
The diviners
Click to search this book in our catalog   Libba Bray
Book list *Starred Review* Here's your headline, boss: Small-Town Dame Lands in Big Apple, Goes Wild, Tries to Stop Resurrection of Antichrist. I...More
 
2012
Seraphina : a novel
 Rachel Hartman
Book list *Starred Review* Hartman proves dragons are still fascinating in this impressive high fantasy. After 40 years of peace between human and dr...More
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2012
Enchanted
 Alethea Kontis
School Library Journal Gr 7-9-Sunday Woodcutter is the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and as such she finds that her stories have great po...More
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2012
Every day
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Levithan
Book list *Starred Review* A (his only name) has a secret. Each morning he wakes up in a different body and life. Sometimes he is a boy, sometimes a ...More
2012
Never fall down : a novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Patricia McCormick
Book list *Starred Review* McCormick, the acclaimed author of Sold (2006) and Purple Heart (2009), has now written a novel based on the life of Cambo...More
 
2012
Boy21
 by Matthew Quick
Publishers Weekly High school senior Finley has always hoped that his basketball skills will help him escape the dead-end streets of Bellmont, a ra...More
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2012
Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe
 Benjamin Alire S?enz
School Library Journal Gr 9 Up-In the summer of 1987 in El Paso, TX, two 15-year-old loners meet when Dante offers to teach Ari to swim, and they h...More
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2012
The Raven Boys
Click to search this book in our catalog   Maggie Stiefvater
Publishers Weekly By grounding this new series in what might be called everyday weirdness-a rich teenager's obsession with legend and glory, a ...More
2012
Code name Verity
Click to search this book in our catalog   Elizabeth Wein
Book list *Starred Review* If you pick up this book, it will be some time before you put your dog-eared, tear-stained copy back down. Wein succeeds o...More
 

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