This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.
After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's unexpected return dredges up memories that cause both social and emotional turmoil.
When she is raped the night of her prom, Lucy falls under the age-old spell that has haunted the women in her family for generations and now threatens her unborn child. The ballad "Scarborough Fair" inspired this masterful blend of fantasy, romance, and suspense.
In British-occupied Bombay during World War II, 15-year old Vidya lives a comfortable life and plans on college rather than an arranged marriage until her father is injured and the family is forced to move in with relatives.
Fifteen-year-old Lucas, his absent father, and the ashes of a deceased pianist are the title characters in this comic mystery that nevertheless asks important questions about loss and the meaning of family.
This expressive, vibrantly drawn graphic novel in black and white features an Asian-American protagonist who deals with issues of weight, inappropriate relationships, her own maturation, and the loss of friends.
What caused Cora’s mother’s death? Was it an aneurysm, brought on be years of morphine use, or is there a connection to a mysterious substance called “Red Vinegar?” This nightmarish bio-thriller asks many questions about our post 9/11 world.
In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
Frankie’s boyfriend at her elite boarding school leads an all-male secret society, The Loyal Order of the Basset Hounds. Her frustration at being excluded leads her to infiltrate the group with wildly unpredictable results.