YALSA Best Books of 2009
The list of books, drawn from 224 official nominations, is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The books, recommended for those ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction that reflects the diversity of the teen experience, nonfiction that brings to teens an awareness of the world they live in and its history, and fantastical stories told in both narrative and graphic formats.
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 3,231,019 ratings
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 216,484 ratings
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 796 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 638,270 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 9,020 ratings
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 28,618 ratings
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 218,172 ratings
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 14,489 ratings
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 315,342 ratings
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 28,326 ratings
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 26,728 ratings
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 18,770 ratings
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 30,323 ratings
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 73,233 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,927 ratings
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,213 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 3,804 ratings
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 2,062 ratings
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 10,684 ratings
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 14,409 ratings
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7,551 ratings
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 13,433 ratings
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,220 ratings
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 19,912 ratings
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 3,165 ratings
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 322 ratings
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 6,254 ratings
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 677 ratings
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 9,091 ratings
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,705 ratings
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8,101 ratings
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 10,900 ratings
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 824 ratings
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5,134 ratings
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 1,066 ratings
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 190 ratings
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 3,149 ratings
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 250 ratings
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 1,977 ratings
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,971 ratings
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,228 ratings
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 7,683 ratings
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,117 ratings
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 5,137 ratings
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 1,354 ratings
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 2,084 ratings
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 21 ratings
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,496 ratings
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 2,051 ratings
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 674 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 2,510 ratings
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,965 ratings
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 357 ratings
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 603 ratings
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 191 ratings
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 469 ratings
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 931 ratings
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 473 ratings
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 713 ratings
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 18,670 ratings
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,333 ratings
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 79 ratings
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 134 ratings
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 1,671 ratings
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,767 ratings
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,417 ratings
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 3,991 ratings
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 25,484 ratings
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,953 ratings
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 528 ratings
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 376 ratings
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71 books · 71 voters · list created August 7th, 2009 by Wendy (votes) .
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message 1: by Wendy (new)

Wendy Which of these YALSA best books of 2009 REALLY deserve to be here?


message 2: by Noor (new)

Noor whats up people?


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