Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers2016

Given by American Library Association (ALA)

Other Names: ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers - Top Ten, YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
76 Works 63,258 Books 2,738 Reviews ½ 4.0
All titles should have appeal as self-selected leisure reading for young adults. Books should be evaluated by subject, cover art, readability, format, style and teen feedback. Teen feedback from show more reluctant readers, is encouraged. Standard selection criteria consonant with the ALA Library Bill of Rights shall be applied.

A book must have a copyright date during the current calendar year or have been published from July to December of the previous calendar year to be considered for the list. A book originally published outside the United States will be considered according to its U.S. publication year. Any book which was voted on at the Midwinter Meeting is not eligible for nomination the following year.
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All, Selection (1,965), Top Ten (294)
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Years:
All, 2024 (50), 2023 (64), 2022 (54), 2021 (62), 2020 (62), 2019 (51), 2018 (30), 2017 (78), 2016 (76), 2015 (72), 2014 (89), 2013 (77), 2012 (115), 2011 (98), 2010 (101), 2009 (95), 2008 (109), 2007 (77), 2006 (100), 2005 (93), 2004 (75), 2003 (75), 2002 (75), 2001 (83), 2000 (80), 1999 (71), 1998 (77), 1997 (76), 1996 (74), 1995 (3)
Announced:
February 14: Top Ten2024 Recent
February 14: Selection2024 Recent

Selection 66

WorkCategoryYear
The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie AlenderFiction2016
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly BlackFiction2016
The Scorpion Rules by Erin BowFiction2016
NEED by Joelle CharbonneauFiction2016
Awkward by Svetlana ChmakovaFiction2016
Gotham Academy, Volume 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy by Becky CloonanFiction2016
The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De la CruzFiction2016
The Rig by Joe DucieFiction2016
Boys Don't Knit by T. S. EastonFiction2016
Moving Target by Christina Diaz GonzalezFiction2016
Code of Honor by Alan GratzFiction2016
Chloe by Design: Making the Cut by Margaret GurevichFiction2016
Stick by Michael HarmonFiction2016
Promposal by Rhonda HelmsFiction2016
Skink--No Surrender by Carl HiaasenFiction2016
Tracers by J.J. HowardFiction2016
Roller Girl by Victoria JamiesonFiction2016
Read Between the Lines by Jo KnowlesFiction2016
Scarlett Undercover by Jennifer LathamFiction2016
Sweet by Emmy LaybourneFiction2016
The Novice by Taran MatharuFiction2016
Ares: Bringer of War by George O'ConnorFiction2016
Pretending to Be Erica by Michelle PainchaudFiction2016
I Am Princess X by Cherie PriestFiction2016
The Sword of Summer by Rick RiordanFiction2016
Written in the Stars by Aisha SaeedFiction2016
Geek Girl by Holly SmaleFiction2016
A Brave is Brave by Greg SmithFiction2016
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by ND StevensonFiction2016
Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret StohlFiction2016
The Dogs by Allan StrattonFiction2016
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa TotenFiction2016
Duplicity by N. K. TraverFiction2016
Slasher Girls and Monster Boys by April Genevieve TucholkeFiction2016
The Woods Vol. 1: The Arrow by James Tynion IVFiction2016
Survive the Night by Danielle VegaFiction2016
Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed by G. Willow WilsonFiction2016
F in Exams: Pop Quiz: All New Awesomely Wrong Test Answers by Richard BensonNonfiction2016
Conversation Sparks: Trivia Worth Talking About by Ryan ChapmanNonfiction2016
Have a Little Pun: An Illustrated Play on Words by Frida ClementsNonfiction2016
The terrorist's son by Zak EbrahimNonfiction2016
Puppy Love: True Stories of Doggie Devotion by Lisa M. GerryNonfiction2016
99 Problems: Superstars Have Bad Days, Too by Ali GrahamNonfiction2016
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine HeppermannNonfiction2016
The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire: The World of Dan and Phil by Dan HowellNonfiction2016
Weird But True Food: 300 Bite-size Facts About Incredible Edibles by National Geographic KidsNonfiction2016
Find Momo Coast to Coast: A Photography Book by Andrew KnappNonfiction2016
Movie Title Typos: Making Movies Better by Subtracting One Letter by Austin LightNonfiction2016
Penny Chic: How to Be Stylish on a Real Girl's Budget by Shauna MillerNonfiction2016
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall MunroeNonfiction2016
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes by Rick RiordanNonfiction2016
Yoga for Your Mind and Body: A Teenage Practice for a Healthy, Balanced Life by Rebecca RissmanNonfiction2016
Hades Speaks!: A Guide to the Underworld by the Greek God of the Dead (Secrets of the Ancient Gods) by Vicky Alvear ShecterNonfiction2016
67 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs by Jack ShepherdNonfiction2016
MMA Now!: The Stars and Stories of Mixed Martial Arts by Brian SobieNonfiction2016
Ninjas Have Issues by Greg StonesNonfiction2016
Human Body Theater by Maris WicksNonfiction2016
James Rodriguez (World Soccer Legends) by Illugi JokulssonSeries2016
Stars of World Soccer (World Soccer Legends) by Illugi JokulssonSeries2016
U.S. Women's Team (World Soccer Legends) by Illugi JökulssonSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 01: Time for Assassination by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 02: Time for Grown-Ups by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 03: Time for a Transfer Student by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 04: Time to Face the Unbelievable by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 05: Time to Show off a Hidden Talent by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016
Assassination Classroom, volume 06: Swim Time by Yusei MatsuiSeries2016

Top Ten 10

Descriptions

All titles should have appeal as self-selected leisure reading for young adults. Books should be evaluated by subject, cover art, readability, format, style and teen feedback. Teen feedback from reluctant readers, is encouraged. Standard selection criteria consonant with the ALA Library Bill of Rights shall be applied.

A book must have a copyright date during the current calendar year or have been published from July to December of the previous calendar year to be considered for the list. A book originally published outside the United States will be considered according to its U.S. publication year. Any book which was voted on at the Midwinter Meeting is not eligible for nomination the following year. (English, Member-written)
The Top Ten each year as designated for the ALA honors generated here . (English, Member-written)

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