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2023 Nutmeg Nominees:


Teens' Top Ten Titles for 2022

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The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August 15 - October 15 on the Teens' Top Ten site. The winners will be announced the following week after.

Source: YALSA*


2022 Teens' Top 10 Nominees


10 Truths and a Dare by Ashley Elston


Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé


All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Herman


All These Bodies by Kendare Blake


Any Sign of Life by Rae Carson


Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz


Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas


Counting Down with You by Tashie Bhuiyan


Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat


Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley


Gilded by Marissa Meyer


The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by K. Woodman Manyard


The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes


Heartless Prince by Leigh Dragoon and Angela De Vito


Here's to Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera


Idol Gossip by Alexandra Leigh Young


Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon


The Ivies by Alexa Donne


Made In Korea by Sarah Suk


A Pho Love Story by Loan Le


Piece by Piece: The Story of Nisrin’s Hijab by Priya Huq


The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost Kiss by Amy Noelle Parks


Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard


Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo


We Can't Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

For a list of the 2022 nominees and their storylines, click here.

2021 Teens' Top 10 Winners


All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson


The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins


Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas


Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo


Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards


The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes


Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab


Legendborn by Tracy Deonn


One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus

*YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association


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Novelist Plus
You just finished a great book and want to know what else the author has written or the next title in the series? You’ve finished all the books an author has written and want to read something like it? NovelListPlus will help. From our web site, go to Internet Resources > Databases, click on EBSCO, then Novelist Plus.

Reading Rants: Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists
This terrific resource has books for every type of reader. To name just a few:

  • Nail Biters
  • Riot Grrrl
  • Boy Meets Book
  • Closet Club
  • Reality Bites!

Smith Middle School
If you like reading a certain kind of book or you have to read one for a school assignment, you’ll find several genre lists for you to browse here.

There’s a booklist for almost every need on this site.

  • Printz Award winners
  • Alex Award winners (adult books that are also great reads for teens)
  • Best Fiction for Young Adults
  • Great Graphic Novels for Teens
  • Outstanding Books for the College Bound
  • Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
  • Quick Picks (Reading’s not your thing, but you have to choose a book for school? There’s a list for that!)


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