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The results are in…

Posted by Kristi on October 23, 2009


…and John Green has trounced Stephenie Meyer in the 2009 Teens’ Top Ten awards!  His Paper Towns tops the list, followed by Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.  Here’s the full list:

  • Paper Towns by John Green (Penguin/Dutton)
  • Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
  • Identical by Ellen Hopkins (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
  • Wake by Lisa McMann (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse)
  • Untamed by P.C. and Kristin Cast (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (Disney-Hyperion)
  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Visit the ALA’s Teens’ Top Ten website for more information, including an announcement video featuring several WWE stars and John Green himself.  I’m thrilled to see several of my favorites from the past year on the list, including The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, Graceling, and The Hunger Games.  How about you guys?  What are your favorites from the list?  Are there any books from the past year that you think should’ve made the cut?  Let me know in the comments.


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