2010 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults

In addition to the 90 titles selected for the full list of Best Books for Young Adults, the 2010 committee has selected the following as the ten best books for young adults.

  • Brennan, Sarah Rees. Demon's Lexicon. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing/Margaret K. McElderry. 2009.
  • Griffin, Paul.  The Orange Houses. Penguin/Dial Books.  2009.
  • Herlong, M.H.  The Great Wide Sea. Penguin/Viking.  2008.
  • Jinks, Catherine. The Reformed Vampire Support Group. Harcourt/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2009. 
  • Napoli, Donna Jo.  Alligator Bayou. Random House / Knopf.  2009. 
  • Small, David. Stitches: A Memoir. W.W. Norton & Co. 2009.
  • Stead, Rebecca.  When You Reach Me. Random House / Wendy Lamb Books.  2009.
  • Stork, Francisco XMarcelo in the Real World. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books.  2009. 
  • Taylor, Laini. Lips Touch: Three Times. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. 2009.
  • Walker, Sally MWritten in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland. Lerner/Carolrhoda Books.  2009.