DCPL's Teen Desolation Booklist

Booklist of 19 YA "problem novels", most of them fairly "dark". One of 14 award-winning Booklists for Teens, created by librarians at DC Public Library in Washington, DC--with some additions by elissa and other voters.
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3.75 avg rating — 45,866 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 61,043 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 95,056 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 1,066,426 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 22,431 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 28,420 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 552 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 16,264 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 12,784 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 33,397 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 51,578 ratings
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19

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3.86 avg rating — 43,631 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 13,156 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 57,561 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 45,497 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 46,375 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 143,509 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 14,336 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 10,123 ratings
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28

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3.85 avg rating — 12,637 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 2,888 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 66,751 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 303,811 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 6,760 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 58,790 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 4,354 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 26,428 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 1,005 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 133 ratings
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3.51 avg rating — 686 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 6,376 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 49,663 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 6,907 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 4,423 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 3,737 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 24,324 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 229 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 1,842 ratings
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3.47 avg rating — 878 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 111 ratings
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it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 15 ratings
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3.38 avg rating — 99 ratings
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4.39 avg rating — 226 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 343 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 5,305 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 2,654 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 152 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 767 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 576 ratings
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92 books · 206 voters · list created May 11th, 2009 by elissa (votes) .
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elissa 1758 books
322 friends
Anina 698 books
77 friends
Robyn 2942 books
380 friends
June 3506 books
47 friends
Kelly 1414 books
41 friends
Payton 348 books
43 friends
Amy 207 books
238 friends
Arrshley 1325 books
52 friends

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Comments (showing 1-4 of 4) (4 new)

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message 1: by elissa (new)

elissa I had the major responsibilty for creating the original 19-title list, but there are still a few books on it that I haven't personally read.


message 2: by elissa (new)

elissa Thanks for voting, June!


message 3: by elissa (new)

elissa Not sure what's with people adding fantasy novels to this list. "Problem novels" aren't usually in the fantasy genre!


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Removed Isn't It Pretty To Think So?. Spam. Not teen literature.


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