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Announcing: YALSA's 2014 Teens' Top Ten
Teen Read Week just ended, but the celebration continues.
Today, Willow Shields (aka Primrose Everdeen), announced YALSA’s 2014 Teens’ Top Ten titles.
This teen choice list engaged Teens’ Top Ten book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country in reading and voting. The selected titles will also be included on the must-have Teen Book Finder App.
And the winners are . . .
- Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin)
- Splintered by A.G. Howard (ABRAMS/Amulet Books)
- The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (Tor Teen)
- The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Penguin/Putnam Juvenile)
- Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)
- Earth Girl by Janet Edwards (Prometheus Books /Pyr)
- The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson (Random House/Delacorte Press)
- Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
- The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (Random House/Delacorte Press)
You’ll want to investigate the full annotated list of titles for consideration.
You will also want to check out and embed and share trailers for the ten winning titles gathered on this YALSA playlist.
Filed under: awards, books, YA, YALSA, young adult literature
About Joyce Valenza
Joyce is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at Rutgers University School of Information and Communication, a technology writer, speaker, blogger and learner. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza
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