YAC 2020

Book recommendations for teens, educators, librarians, parents, and guardians of the best young adults’ books in 2019

 
Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?

By: Tillie Walden
Illustrated by:
Tillie Walden
ISBN: 9781626727731
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi / Fantasy
 
Beast Rider

Beast Rider

By: Tony Johnston & Maria Elena Fontanot se Rhoads
ISBN: 9781419733635
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Before They Were Authors

Before They Were Authors

By: Elizabeth Haidle
ISBN: 9781328801531
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Five Feet Apart

Five Feet Apart

By: Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis
ISBN: 9781534451568
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Fly Girls Young Readers’ Edition

Fly Girls Young Readers’ Edition

By: Keith O'Brien
ISBN: 9781328618429
Nonfiction, Teen, History
 
Frankly in Love

Frankly in Love

By: David Yoon
ISBN: 9781984812209
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Internment

Internment

By: Samira Ahmed
ISBN: 9780316522694
Fiction, Teen, Novel
 
Life Sucks

Life Sucks

By: Michael I. Bennett and Sarah Bennett
Illustrated by:
Bridget Gibson
ISBN: 9781524787905
Nonfiction, Teen, Memoir
 
Loki: Where Mischief Lies

Loki

By: Mackenzi Lee
ISBN: 9781368022262
Fiction, Teen, Series
 
Mayhem and Madness

Mayhem and Madness

By: J. A. Dauber
ISBN: 9780823442553
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Mirror, Mirror: A Twisted Tale

Mirror, Mirror

By: Jen Calonita
ISBN: 9781368013833
Fiction, Teen, Series
 
On the Come Up

On the Come Up

By: Angie Thomas
ISBN: 9780062498564
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Refugee 87

Refugee 87

By: Ele Fountain
ISBN: 9780316423038
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Sea Sirens

Sea Sirens

By: Amy Chu
Illustrated by:
Janet K. Lee
ISBN: 9780451480163
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
SHOUT

SHOUT

By: Laurie Halse Anderson
ISBN: 9780670012107
Nonfiction, Teen, Memoir
 
Stepsister

Stepsister

By: Jennifer Donnelly
ISBN: 9781338268461
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
Stig & Tilde: Vanisher’s Island

Stig & Tilde

By: Max de Radiguès
Illustrated by:
Max de Radiguès
ISBN: 9781910620649
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Superman: Dawnbreaker

Superman

By: Matt de la Peña
ISBN: 9780399549656
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
The Bridge Home

The Bridge Home

By: Padma Venkatraman
ISBN: 9781524738112
Fiction, Teen, Novel
 
The Cold Is in Her Bones

The Cold Is in Her Bones

By: Peternelle van Arsdale
ISBN: 9781481488440
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi / Fantasy
 
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

By: Ben Philippe
ISBN: 9780062824110
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
The Haunted

The Haunted

By: Danielle Vega
ISBN: 9780451481467
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
 
The Revolution of Birdie Randolph

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph

By: Brandy Colbert
ISBN: 9780316448567
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

By: Junauda Petrus
ISBN: 9780525555483
Fiction, Teen, Romance
 
The Water Spirit

The Water Spirit

By: Alexander Utkin
Illustrated by:
Alexander Utkin
ISBN: 9781910620489
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
To Night Owl From Dogfish

To Night Owl From Dogfish

By: Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
ISBN: 9780525553236
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
Tyna of the Lake

Tyna of the Lake

By: Alexander Utkin
Illustrated by:
Alexander Utkin
ISBN: 9781910620519
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Watch Us Rise

Watch Us Rise

By: Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
ISBN: 9781547600083
Fiction, Teen, Action / Adventure
 
XL

XL

By: Scott Brown
ISBN: 9781524766245
Fiction, Teen, Novel
 
You Owe Me a Murder

You Owe Me a Murder

By: Eileen Cook
ISBN: 9781328519023
Fiction, Teen, Mystery / Thriller
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