The Book Thief by Markus ZusakA Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayNumber the Stars by Lois LowryThe Luxe by Anna GodbersenThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Teen Historical Fiction
26th out of 825 books — 2,065 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanSavvy by Ingrid LawThe Underneath by Kathi AppeltThe Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
2009 Newbery Contenders
6th out of 72 books — 576 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsPaper Towns by John GreenGraceling by Kristin CashoreThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanThe Host by Stephenie Meyer
2009 Printz Contenders
23rd out of 56 books — 1,489 voters
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls WilderAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryLittle Women by Louisa May AlcottThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Best Children's Historical Fiction
32nd out of 480 books — 510 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsBreaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerThe Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferCity of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Best Books of 2008
109th out of 1,354 books — 6,763 voters
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThe Help by Kathryn StockettHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingUglies by Scott Westerfeld
What To Read Next
434th out of 8,656 books — 17,653 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Giver by Lois Lowry
Best Young Adult Books
807th out of 9,085 books — 57,824 voters
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayRebel Angels by Libba BrayThe Sweet Far Thing by Libba BrayThe Luxe by Anna GodbersenThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Teen Historical Novels
52nd out of 486 books — 835 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Best Young Adult Fiction
295th out of 2,092 books — 5,020 voters
Johnny Tremain by Esther ForbesMy Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln CollierRise to Rebellion by Jeff ShaaraThe Turncoat by Donna ThorlandChains by Laurie Halse Anderson
American Revolutionary War Fiction
5th out of 79 books — 116 voters

Speak by Laurie Halse AndersonChains by Laurie Halse AndersonWintergirls by Laurie Halse AndersonTwisted by Laurie Halse AndersonFever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Best Books By Laurie Halse Anderson
2nd out of 17 books — 28 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathThe Awakening by Kate Chopin
Best Feminist Fiction
126th out of 832 books — 1,705 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsGraceling by Kristin CashoreThe Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanAudrey, Wait! by Robin Benway
2009 ALA Best Books for Young Adults
14th out of 86 books — 217 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Best African American Books
74th out of 512 books — 604 voters
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlanChains by Laurie Halse AndersonOut of the Dust by Karen HesseThe Green Glass Sea by Ellen KlagesLyddie by Katherine Paterson
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award Winners
2nd out of 30 books — 20 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsVampire Academy by Richelle MeadDivergent by Veronica RothGraceling by Kristin CashoreCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Strong Young Adult Female Heroines
77th out of 525 books — 544 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Help by Kathryn StockettA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Best Historical Fiction of the 21st Century
95th out of 641 books — 1,596 voters

Roots by Alex HaleyUncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher StoweThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerWench by Dolen Perkins-ValdezIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
Books about American slavery
27th out of 165 books — 205 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Best Historical Fiction
876th out of 4,293 books — 17,745 voters

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexiePerfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesLiving Violet by Jaime ReedHarper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird by Christopher SergelEon by Alison Goodman
YA Books With Minorities
31st out of 177 books — 123 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNumber the Stars by Lois LowryJohnny Tremain by Esther ForbesThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakChains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Best Children's Books Involving War
5th out of 101 books — 32 voters

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-GarciaChains by Laurie Halse AndersonThe Red Pyramid by Rick RiordanNinth Ward by Jewell Parker RhodesThe Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Best chapter books featuring kids of color
2nd out of 41 books — 20 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsLock and Key by Sarah DessenGraceling by Kristin CashoreCity of Ashes by Cassandra ClarePaper Towns by John Green
YA Novels of 2008
35th out of 199 books — 118 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
Black History Month
82nd out of 301 books — 331 voters
City of Ashes by Cassandra ClareHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickCity of Glass by Cassandra ClareClockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareMarked by P.C. Cast
Books That Should Be Made Into Movies
3169th out of 18,214 books — 49,133 voters

Chains by Laurie Halse AndersonDivergent by Veronica RothThe Son of Neptune by Rick RiordanGirl of Nightmares by Kendare BlakeI Thirst by Gina Marinello-Sweeney
Best Young Adult/Teenage Books
1st out of 9 books — 6 voters
Johnny Tremain by Esther ForbesThe Fourth of July Story by Alice DalglieshThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowFelicity by Valerie TrippIndependent Dames by Laurie Halse Anderson
What to Read with a Child on the 4th of July
14th out of 49 books — 63 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakOutlander by Diana GabaldonThe Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Best Historical Fiction Books that Are Actually Historical Fiction
408th out of 1,163 books — 1,158 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
YA Books Adults will Love
18th out of 80 books — 15 voters

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