Teens Top Ten

2019 YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Teens' Top Ten Nominees

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Devils unto dust - Berquist, Emma,

Summary: "Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you. The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy...

American panda - Chao, Gloria, 1986-

Summary: A freshman at MIT, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expectations, but no amount of tradition, obligation, or guilt prevent her from hiding several truths--that...

An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel - Green, Hank,

Summary: "In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green--cocreator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow--spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity...

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza - Hutchinson, Shaun David,

Summary: Elena, the first scientifically confirmed virgin birth, acquires the ability to heal by touch at age sixteen, the same year that people start disappearing in beams of light, causing her to wonder...

Ash Princess - Sebastian, Laura,

Summary: Held captive by the brutal Kaiser since age six when she witnessed her mother's murder, Theodosia, called Ash Princess, is now sixteen and prepared to reclaim the throne by any means necessary.

Batman: nightwalker - Lu, Marie, 1984-

Summary: The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list. One by one, the city's elites are being executed as their mansions' security systems turn against them, trapping...

The Belles - Clayton, Dhonielle.

Summary: "In a world where Beauty is a commodity only a few control, one Belle will learn the dark secrets behind her powers, and rise up to change the world"--

Blood water paint - McCullough, Joy,

Summary: In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed...

Children of blood and bone - Adeyemi, Tomi,

Summary: Seventeen-year-old ZĂ©lie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown...

The cruel prince - Black, Holly,

Summary: Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade.

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