2012 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

In addition to the full list of titles, the Quick Picks committee selected the following as its top ten.

  • Aguirre, Ann. Enclave. Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends,  2011. 
  • Almerico, Kendall and Tess Hottenroth. Whoogles: Can a Dog Make a Woman Pregnant?...and Hundreds of Other Searches That Make You Ask 'Who Would Google That? F + W Media/Adams Media,  2010. 
  • Beever, Julian. Pavement Chalk Artist:  The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever.  Firefly Books, 2010.
  • Booth, Coe. Bronxwood. Scholastic, Inc./Push,2011.
  • Dugard, Jaycee. A Stolen Life:  A Memoir.  Simon & Schuster,  2011.
  • Elkeles, Simone. Chain Reaction. Walker and Company, 2011. 
  • Haugen, Brenda. The Zodiac Killer:  Terror and Mystery. Capstone/Compass Point Books, 2010.
  • Patterson, James. Middle School:  The Worst Years of My Life. Illus. by Lara Park and Chris Tebbets. Little, Brown and Company, 2011.
  • Snider, Brandon. D.C. Comics:  The Ultimate Character Guide.  DK, 2011. 
  • TenNapel, Doug. Ghostopolis. Scholastic Inc./Graphix, 2011.