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YALSA Top Ten Books

‘2019 Teens’ Top Ten Books!

 The results are in, and the top ten teen books of 2019, as voted by you, are here!



  1. #MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil.
  2. Wildcard by Marie Lu. 
  3. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black.
  4. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman.
  5. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. 
  6. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. 
  7. American Panda by Gloria Chao. 
  8. Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu. 
  9. Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll. 
  10. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo.

 Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Teens' Top Ten is a partnership between DOGO Books and YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.’

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