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Titles on Award List 'Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1997-2018'

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Below are the titles on Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)'s "Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1997-2018". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?wid=64&a=1


Titles on 'Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1997-2018'

The Hate U Give image
The Hate U Give (Commended, 2018) by Angie Thomas

The Crossover image
The Crossover (Commended, 2015) by Kwame Alexander

All American Boys image
All American Boys (Commended, 2017) by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Dear Martin image
Dear Martin (Commended, 2018) by Nic Stone

Miles Morales: Spider-Man image
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (Commended, 2018) by Jason Reynolds and Kadir Nelson

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty image
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty (Commended, 2011) by G. Neri and Randy DuBurke

Unwind image
Unwind (Commended, 2008) by Neal Shusterman

Unwind

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The First Part Last image
The First Part Last (Commended, 2004) by Angela Johnson

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass image
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass (Commended, 2014) by Meg Medina

Killer of Enemies image
Killer of Enemies (Commended, 2014) by Joseph Bruchac

Nimona image
Nimona (Commended, 2016) by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona

by

Dope Sick image
Dope Sick (Commended, 2010) by Walter Dean Myers

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces image
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces (Commended, 2015) by Isabel Quintero

Spill Zone image
Spill Zone (Commended, 2018) by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland

Shadowshaper image
Shadowshaper (Commended, 2016) by Daniel Jose Older

Everything, Everything image
Everything, Everything (Commended, 2016) by Nicola Yoon

Among the Hidden image
Among the Hidden (Commended, 2000) by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Beneath a Meth Moon image
Beneath a Meth Moon (Commended, 2013) by Jacqueline Woodson

No Normal image
No Normal (Commended, 2015) by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona

Twilight image
Twilight (Commended, 2006) by Stephenie Meyer

Rad American Women image
Rad American Women (Commended, 2016) by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl

Darkness Before Dawn image
Darkness Before Dawn (Commended, 2002) by Sharon M. Draper

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist image
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (Commended, 2007) by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Exit, Pursued by a Bear image
Exit, Pursued by a Bear (Commended, 2017) by E.K. Johnston

The Testing image
The Testing (Commended, 2014) by Joelle Charbonneau

The Worst Years of My Life image
The Worst Years of My Life (Commended, 2012) by James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts, and Laura Park

If I Was Your Girl image
If I Was Your Girl (Commended, 2017) by Meredith Russo

Red Queen image
Red Queen (Commended, 2016) by Victoria Aveyard

Scars image
Scars (Commended, 2011) by Cheryl Rainfield

Scars

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One of Us Is Lying image
One of Us Is Lying (Commended, 2018) by Karen M. McManus

Dumplin' image
Dumplin' (Commended, 2016) by Julie Murphy

Ball Don't Lie image
Ball Don't Lie (Commended, 2006) by Matt de la Peña

Brian's Winter image
Brian's Winter (Commended, 1997) by Gary Paulsen

Who Am I Without Him? Short Stories about Girls and the Boys in Their Lives image
Who Am I Without Him? Short Stories about Girls and the Boys in Their Lives (Commended, 2005) by Sharon G. Flake

Lockdown image
Lockdown (Commended, 2010) by Alexander Gordon Smith

Perfect Chemistry image
Perfect Chemistry (Commended, 2010) by Simone Elkeles

Skeleton Key image
Skeleton Key (Commended, 2004) by Anthony Horowitz

Dead Girls Don't Write Letters image
Dead Girls Don't Write Letters (Commended, 2004) by Gail Giles

The Brimstone Journals image
The Brimstone Journals (Commended, 2002) by Ron Koertge and Timothy Basil Ering

The Princess Diaries image
The Princess Diaries (Commended, 2001) by Meg Cabot

What Happened to Cass McBride? image
What Happened to Cass McBride? (Commended, 2007) by Gail Giles

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong image
Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (Commended, 2014) by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks

Enclave image
Enclave (Commended, 2012) by Ann Aguirre

Enclave

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Cut image
Cut (Commended, 2001) by Patricia McCormick

Cut

by

Point Blank image
Point Blank (Commended, 2003) by Anthony Horowitz

Son of the Mob image
Son of the Mob (Commended, 2003) by Gordon Korman

Wake image
Wake (Commended, 2009) by Lisa McMann

Wake

by

Some Girls Are image
Some Girls Are (Commended, 2011) by Courtney Summers

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir image
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir (Commended, 2015) by Liz Prince

Famous Last Words image
Famous Last Words (Commended, 2015) by Katie Alender

 

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