Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults

About the Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.

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NameTitleYear
When Captain Flint Was Still a Good ManWhen Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man2012 - Selection
The Book of JonasThe Book of Jonas2012 - Selection
Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated ContinentFortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent2012 - Selection
Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football’s Forgotten TownMuck City: Winning and Losing in Football’s Forgotten Town2012 - Selection
Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever MadeRaiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made2012 - Selection
This Is How: Proven to Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More, for Young and Old AlikeThis Is How: Proven to Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More, for Young and Old Alike2012 - Selection
The Age of MiraclesThe Age of Miracles2012 - Selection
Alif the UnseenAlif the Unseen2012 - Selection
Edge of Dark WaterEdge of Dark Water2012 - Selection
GirlchildGirlchild2012 - Selection
A Grown-Up Kind of PrettyA Grown-Up Kind of Pretty2012 - Selection
Little StarLittle Star2012 - Selection
PurePure2012 - Selection
So Far AwaySo Far Away2012 - Selection
Tell the Wolves I’m HomeTell the Wolves I’m Home2012 - Selection
That’s Not a FeelingThat’s Not a Feeling2012 - Selection
The World BeneathThe World Beneath2011 - Selection
Zahra’s ParadiseZahra’s Paradise2011 - Selection
WingshootersWingshooters2011 - Selection
Jamrach’s MenagerieJamrach’s Menagerie2011 - Selection
21: The Story of Roberto Clemente21: The Story of Roberto Clemente.2011 - Selection
When She WokeWhen She Woke2011 - Selection
Vaclav & LenaVaclav & Lena2011 - Selection
Swamplandia!Swamplandia! 2011 - Selection
Ready Player OneReady Player One2011 - Selection
Once upon a RiverOnce upon a River2011 - Selection
The Night CircusThe Night Circus2011 - Selection
The Lover’s DictionaryThe Lover’s Dictionary2011 - Selection
The White DevilThe White Devil2011 - Selection
Big Girl Small.Big Girl Small2011 - Selection
The Art of FieldingThe Art of Fielding2011 - Selection
American BoyAmerican Boy2011 - Selection
Girls like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself.Girls like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, an Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself.2011 - Winner
Earth: The Operators’ ManualEarth: The Operators’ Manual2011 - Selection
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