2009 ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

The Quick Picks list, presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting suggests books that teens, ages 12-18, will pick up on their own and read for pleasure; it is geared to the teenager who, for whatever reason, does not like to read.

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3.75 avg rating — 73,848 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 52,264 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 282,429 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 12,628 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 10,464 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 25,714 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 1,178 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 4,133 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,645 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,182 ratings
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3.45 avg rating — 1,187 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 6,373 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 407,016 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 3,233 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 1,841 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 3,349 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,789 ratings
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4.48 avg rating — 170,505 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 1,629 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 1,044 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 271 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 137 ratings
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4.41 avg rating — 2,011 ratings
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4.39 avg rating — 127 ratings
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3.39 avg rating — 818 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 1,686 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 2,851 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 6,170 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 361,927 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 426 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 3,967 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 153 ratings
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3.45 avg rating — 190 ratings
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3.31 avg rating — 39 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 292 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 3,969 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 8,250 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 881 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 122,064 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 387 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 489,914 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 327 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 20,072 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 16,668 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 441 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 111 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 435 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 78 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 53 ratings
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107 books · 122 voters · list created February 16th, 2009 by Jennifer Wardrip (votes) .
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