Half-Blood Prince Voted Favorite Young Adult Book


Nov 07, 2006

Posted by: Melissa Anelli | Comments


The American Library Aassociation announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” was voted the favorite book of teen readers in its annual “Teens’ Top Ten” poll. Over 5,000 votes cast online during Teen Read Week (October 15-21) were combined with results of a separate poll of teen book group members to determine the top ten new books for young adults.
The Teens’ Top Ten are:

1. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling (Scholastic Press, 2005).
2. “Twilight” by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2005).
3. “Eldest” by Christopher Paolini (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2005).
4. “Rebel Angels” by Libba Bray (Delacorte Press, 2005).
5. “Peeps” by Scott Westerfeld (Razorbill, 2005).
6. “13 Little Blue Envelopes” by Maureen Johnson (HarperCollins Children’s Books, 2005).
7. “Poison” by Chris Wooding (Orchard Books, 2005).
8. “Captain Hook: The Adventures of a Notorious Youth” by J.V. Hart (Laura Geringer Books, 2005).
9. “If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince?” by Melissa Kantor (Hyperion Books for Children, 2005).
10.”Elsewhere” by Gabrielle Zevin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2005).

Congratulations, Jo! :)

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