Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Best Books for Young Adults 2005

The 2005 BBYA list, is finally up on the American Library Association's website. Eighty-six YA titles made the cut, with fourteen receiving a unanimous vote. Here are the Top Ten (the cream of the crop) in alphabetical order by author:

Braff, Joshua. The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green.
Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bucking the Sarge.
Hoose, Phillip M. The Race to Save the Lord God Bird.
Levithan, David. The Realm of Possibility.
Marchetta, Melina. Saving Francesca.
Morpurgo, Michael. Private Peaceful.
Oppel, Kenneth. Airborn.
Rapp, Adam. Under the Wolf, Under the Dog.
Saenz, Benjamin Alire. Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood.
Weeks, Sarah. So B. It: a novel.

Darn, not one I've even read.

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