2000 Top 10 Best Books for Young Adults


Nine novels and one nonfiction title made the Top Ten list selected by the Best Books for Young Adults Committee 2000.


Opdyke, Irene Gut, In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer Knopf 18.00 0-679-89181-1)


Anderson, Laurie Halse, Speak 1999 Farrar Straus Giroux 16.00 0-374-37152-0

Card, Orson Scott, Ender's Shadow 1999 Tor 24.95 031286860X

Holt, Kimberly Willis, When Zachary Beaver came to Town 1999 Henry Holt 16.95 0-8050-6116-9

Jordan, Sherryl, The Raging Quiet 1999 Simon and Schuster 17.00 0-689-82140-9

McNeal, Laura and Tom, Crooked 1999 Knopf 16.95 0679893008

Meyer, Carolyn, Mary, Bloody Mary 1999 Harcourt Brace 16.00 0-15-201906-5

Myers, Walter Dean, Monster 1999 HarperCollins 15.95 0060280778

Namioka, Lensey, Ties that Bind, Ties that Break 1999 Delacorte 15.95 0-385-32666-1

Porter, Connie, Imani All Mine 1999 Houghton Mifflin 23.00 0-395-83808-8

COMMITTEE: Suzanne Manczuk, Committee Chair, Valerie Diamond, Sandy Springs Friends School, Katherine Fitch, Rachel Carson Middle School, Susan Geye, Crowley Ninth Grade Campus, Donna Gilliland, South Dakota State Library, Nancy Maltby Henkel, Sammamish Library, Jan Hoberecht, Newton HS Media Center, Susan Hunter, Riverside Middle School, Kimberly Lafferty, Issaquah Library, Donna McMillen, Algona Pacific Library, Diane Monnier, Bethesda Regional Library, Rosemary Moran, Tulsa City County Library, Andrew Parson, Packer Collegiate Institute, Sandra Schultheis, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, Alice Stern, Boston Public Library, Douglas Uhlmann, Committee Assistant, Wm. Penn Charter School, Stephanie Zvirin, Booklist Consultant.