February 25, 2018

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2014 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten Nominees Announced

Teens Top Ten YALSAThe Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, officially announced the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees. Teens are encouraged to read the 25 nominees before the national Teens’ Top Ten vote, which starts August 15 and goes through Teen Read Week, from October 12-18.  The 10 nominees that receive the most votes will be named the official Teens’ Top Ten.

This year’s list of nominees features 25 titles that were published between Jan. 1, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013. They are as follows:

  • Arnett, Mindee. “The Nightmare Affair.” Tor Teen.
  • Banks, Anna. “Of Triton.” Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends.
  • Bardugo, Leigh. “Siege and Storm.” Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.
  • Block, Francesca Lia. “Love In The Time Of Global Warming.” Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.
  • Charbonneau, Joelle. “The Testing.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  • Dashner, James.   “The Eye of Minds.” Random House/Delacorte Press.
  • Edwards, Janet. “Earth Girl.” Prometheus Books /Pyr .
  • Gleason, Colleen. “The Clockwork Scarab.” Chronicle Books.
  • Gray, Laurie. “Maybe I Will.” Luminis Books.
  • Henry, April. “The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die.” Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.
  • Howard, A. G.Splintered.” ABRAMS/Amulet Books.
  • Kate, Lauren. “Teardrop.” Random House.
  • Konigsberg, Bill . “Openly Straight.” Scholastic.
  • Laybourne, Emmy. “Monument 14: Sky On Fire.” Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends.
  • Richards, Natalie D. “Six Months Later.” Sourcebooks/Fire.
  • Rowell, Rainbow. “Eleanor & Park.” Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin.
  • Sales, Leila. “This Song Will Save Your Life.” Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
  • Sanderson, Brandon. “Steelheart.” Random House/Delacorte Press.
  • Sanderson, Brandon. “The Rithmatist.” Tor Teen.
  • Smith, Jennifer E. “This is What Happy Looks Like.” Little, Brown & Company.
  • Smith, Andrew. “Winger.” Simon and Schuster.
  • Stine, R.L. “A Midsummer Night’s Scream.” Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends.
  • Tucholke, April. “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.” Penguin/Dial.
  • Winters, Cat. “In The Shadow of Blackbirds.” ABRAMS/Amulet Books.
  • Yancey, Rick. “The 5th Wave.” Penguin/Putnam Juvenile.

A list of the nominees including annotations of each title can be found on the Teens’ Top Ten website.

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