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Teens top 10 2021
The Teens Top Ten 2021 nominees:
- "All Boys Aren’t Blue" by George M. Johnson.
- "All the Stars and Teeth" by Adalyn Grace.
- "Atomic Women" by Roseanne Montillo.
- "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes" by Suzanne Collins.
- "The Betrothed" by Kiera Cass.
- "The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person" by Frederick Joseph.
- "The Bone Thief" by Breeana Shields.
- "Cemetery Boys" by Aiden Thomas.
- "Chain of Gold" by Cassandra Clare.
- "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo.
- "Dangerous Secrets" by Mari Mancusi.
- "The Dark Matter of Mona Starr" by Laura Gulledge.
- "Dragon Hoops" by Gene Luen Yang.
- "Five Total Strangers" by Natalie D. Richards.
- "Flamer" by Mike Curato.
- "The Inheritance Games" by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
- "Instant Karma" by Marissa Meyer.
- "The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue" by VE Schwab.
- "Legendborn" by Tracy Deonn.
- "Lost Book of the White" by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu.
- "The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea" by Maggie Tokudo-Hall.
- "One of Us is Next" by Karen M. McManus.
- "The Shadows Between Us" by Tricia Levenseller.
- "Tweet Cute: A Novel" by Emma Lord.
- "We Used to Be Friends" by Amy Spalding.
Teens Top 10
2020 Teens Top 10 nominees!
- #MurderFunding (#MurderTrending #2) by Gretchen McNeil. **WINNER!!
- Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden.
- Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. **WINNER!!
- The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi. Translated by Cathy Hirano.
- Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland by Kevin Crossley-Holland.
- Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection by Victoria Aveyard. **WINNER!!
- Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones.
- The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe.
- Frankly in Love by David Yoon.
- The Grace Year by Kim Liggett.
- Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron.
- Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki.
- Lovely War by Julie Berry. **WINNER!!
- The Memory Thief by Lauren Mansy. **WINNER!!
- My Ideal Boyfriend is a Croissant by Laura Dockrill.
- Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds.
- Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell. **WINNER!!
- Stolen Time (Dark Stars #1) by Danielle Rollins.
- Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan.
- These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling.
- Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World by Jeff Henigson.
- Wayward Son (Simon Snow, #2) by Rainbow Rowell. **WINNER!!
- We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya) by Hafsah Faizal. **WINNER!!
- Wilder Girls by Rory Power. **WINNER!!
- With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo. **WINNER!!
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Outstanding books for the College Bound
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YALSA's Teens Top 10
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Kentucky Bluegrass Awards
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2021 Kentucky Bluegrass Books Winners!
City of Ghosts by
Call Number: F Sch
Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the "Veil" that separates the living from the dead and see ghosts, not that she wants to, and she was really looking forward to a ghost-free summer at the beach; however her parents are going to start filming a TV series about the world's most haunted places, starting with Edinburgh with its graveyards, castles, and restless phantoms--and Cass and her personal ghost companion, Jacob, are about to find out that a city of old ghosts can be a very dangerous place indeed.
Paul Big, and Small by David Glen Robb
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Paul, a talented rock climber despite his very short stature, becomes friends with six-foot-tall Lily and Hawaiian newcomer Big to navigate the high school halls filled with bullies.
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