Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Top 10

Cohn, Rachel.
Gingerbread. Simon and Schuster.

Fontaine, Smokey D.
E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX. Harper Entertainment/HarperCollins.

Fujishima, Kosuke.
Oh, My Goddess! Wrong Number. Dark Horse Comics.

Hart, Christopher.
Anime Mania: How to Draw Characters for Japanese Animation. Watson Gupthill Publications.

Hawk, Tony.
Between Boardslides and Burnout: My Notes From the Road. Regan Books/HarperCollins.

Horowitz, Anthony.
Point Blank: An Alex Rider Adventure. Penguin Putnam.

Korman, Gordon.
Son of the Mob. Hyperion.

McCafferty, Megan.
Sloppy Firsts. Crown Publishers/Random House.

McPhee, Phoebe.
Alphabetical Hookup List A-J. MTVBooks/Alloy/Pocket Books.

Von Ziegesar, Cecily.
Gossip Girl. Little Brown.

Members of the YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Committee were: Melanie Rapp-Weiss, chair, Cuyahoga County Public Library (OH); Sallie H. Barringer, Walnut Hills High School (OH); Linda W. Braun, LEO: Library & Educators Online (NY); Lora L. Bruggeman, Downers Grove Public Library (IL); Ty R. Burns, Cypress Springs High School Library (TX); Maureen Hartman, Minneapolis Public Library (MN); Anna R. Healy, Skokie Public Library (IL); Kimberley Hrivnak, F.O.R. STO-ROX Library (PA); Cathy Anne Lu, Los Angeles Public Library (CA); Jennifer Stencel, Akron-Summit County Public Library

( OH); Cheryl K. Ward, Penney Alumni Library, East Hartford High School (CT); John Sexton, adm. Asst., Ashland Branch Library (OR); Gillian Engberg, Booklist consultant.

An annotated list will appear in the March 15 issue of Booklist and on the YALSA For Members Only section. For more information, contact the YALSA office by phone at 800-545-2433 x 4390 or email,