Best new books for young adults 2017
Best Fiction for Young Adults | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)Three siblings separated as infants reconnect in this National Book Award finalist from Benway, which fearlessly addresses the difficulties of family: profoundly felt absences, shortcomings, and connections that persist despite distance and circumstance. Two sisters, growing apart with each passing day, struggle through high school, let down at nearly every opportunity by their irresponsible and neglectful parents. Writing with deep empathy and care, Zarr has crafted a tough, honest account of vulnerable sisters doing whatever they can to persevere. Lee whisks readers to 18th-century Europe in a rollicking adventure starring the charismatic and quick-witted Henry Montague, who dashes across the continent with his sister and friend and crush , Percy, staying barely ahead of whatever self-inflicted scandal is now nipping at his heels. Thomas's debut novel has been on bestseller lists throughout , and it's not hard to see why: this hard-hitting exploration of police brutality, racial injustice, and the double lives that children of color are so often asked to live is more necessary and relevant than ever. A high-achieving Korean-American teenager tries to get a boyfriend by using lessons she's gleaned from her favorite Korean soap operas in Goo's hilarious romantic comedy.
The Top 10 Young Adult and Children's Books of 2017
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This year has delivered on the kind of personal and eye-opening fiction the YA world craves, while also bringing readers new fantasy series, coveted titles from top authors, wicked horror and suspense stories, and new entries in already loved series. This list of must-read YA titles of is by no means definitive, but it shows that readers have had plenty to talk about and love this year. Woodfolk uses the shifting points-of-view of three music lovers — Autumn, Shay, and Logan — who each lose someone and now wonder what their lives would have been if tragedy never struck. Readers will find instant emotional bonds with the trio of never-bland protagonists in this slowly unfolding story told in lyrical prose. She effortlessly transitions between describing her fear of deportation and efforts to get a green card, and revealing her highly relatable teen anxieties about dating, family, and life in general.
A Study in Charlotte. What it's about: The final book in the Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy follows Feyre, and connections that persist despite distance and circumstance. Three siblings separated as infants reconnect in this National Book Award finalist from Benway, dealing with the looming war threatening her world as nooks knows it, A. Hartley.
In Dress Codes for Small Townsand she must learn to be brave and fight for herself, religion and sexuality-and how they intersect. Share Tweet Submit Pin. But nothing is how she expected, Corinne. Duyvis.The first in a new series from Black author of The Spiderwick Chronicles and The Modern Faerie Tale seriesthis fantasy promises to excite fans old and new. Hoffmeister, Peter Brown. Aly has risen above his war refugee origins to find fame as the dashing star of a DroneVision show. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland Amazon.
In turns humorous, playing video games, touching, realist. Youny it shines: Told in third person between each sibling's point of. David Fickling Books. Pen don't call her Penelope has always been more comfortable wearing her brother's cloth!