WWE announces YALSA's 2009 Teens' Top Ten
Teen readers across the country chose Paper Towns by John Green as their favorite book in the annual Teens' Top Ten vote, sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association. Teens cast more than 11,000 votes online between Aug. 24 and Sept. 18. WWE.com's official list announcement is part of the kick-off events for Teen Read Week, October 18-24. (WATCH)
"This impressive turnout demonstrates when teens are given opportunities to have their voices heard in reading related activities they actively participate," said Linda W. Braun, YALSA president. "I want to congratulate the 10 authors and titles that were selected by teen voters in this year's Teens' Top Ten. The vote shows that teens love these books and want to make sure that others know they are worth reading."
The 2009 Teens' Top Ten is:
1. Paper Towns by John Green (Penguin/Dutton)
2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
4. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
5. Identical by Ellen Hopkins (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry)
6. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
7. Wake by Lisa McMann (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse)
8. Untamed by P.C. and Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Griffin)
9. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (Disney-Hyperion)
10. Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Also, the WrestleMania Reading Challenge kicked off this week. Learn more about how you can read to win a trip to WrestleMania XXVI in Phoenix!