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Teens’ Top Ten Nominations Announced!

Today is Support Teen Literature Day! The purpose of this annual event is to raise awareness among the general public that young adult literature is a vibrant, growing genre with much to offer today’s teens.

Each year on Support Teen Literature Day, YALSA launches the Teen Read Week website (www.ala.org/teenread) and announces the Teens’ Top Ten nominations (www.ala.org/teenstopten).

Earlier today, YALSA announced the nominated titles for the 2011 Teens’ Top Ten.  Between August and September, teens around the country will be able to vote for their favorite books on this list and the ten most popular will be announced during Teen Read Week, October 16-22.

2011 TTT Nominations

Drought by Pam Bachorz

I am J by Cris Beam

You Killed Wesley Payne by Sean Beaudoin

Zombies vs. Unicorns edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Love, Inc. by Yvonne Collins

Matched by Ally Condie

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

Lies by Michael Grant

Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

Iron King by Julie Kagawa

Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Red Moon Rising by Peter Moore

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal

Angel by James Patterson

Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce

The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

And, in just a couple of weeks The Hub will begin 30 Days of Teens’ Top Ten.  Every day in May stop by to read a post related to the Teens’ Top Ten!

-Kate Pickett, currently listening to The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

8 Comments

  1. Jill Jill

    What a fantastic list of books! I am proud to say that I have read the majority of them…and um, I’m 29!! Love YA!

  2. Lesli Lesli

    I’m 46 and I’ve read four of them. Plan to read four others. Pretty good for an old lady.

  3. Dude that’s for freaking awesome list and wow totally going to checking the website outand vote
    Did I say what an amazing book list that is?!?!?!
    Well I love it!!!

  4. Eep, what a fantastic list of books! Can’t wait to find out the winner, I know who I’ll be rooting for :)

  5. Pat Pat

    I am 57 and have read 3 of them. I will have to check out the others.

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  8. Erin Daly Erin Daly

    I love the Teens’ Top Ten graphic in this post. Did you make it? What did you use?

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