Teens' Top 10 Young Adult Books Online Vote, 2003

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Teen readers across the country vote for the best

from the American Library Association
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In 2003, teen readers across the country voted for their favorite books for the first Teens' Top Ten (TTT), sponsored by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The vote took place during Teen Read Week October 19–25, 2003, and gave teens an opportunity to voice their choice of the best new young adult books. The list reflects the results of an online vote by teens across the country.

  1. A Wizard Alone: Young Wizards Book 6 by Diane Duane (Harcourt, 2002)
  2. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares (Delacorte/Random House, 2003)
  3. Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black (Simon & Schuster, 2002)
  4. The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke (Chicken House/Scholastic, 2002)
  5. The True Meaning of Cleavage by Mariah Fredericks (Atheneum/S & S, 2003)
  6. Abhorsen by Garth Nix (HarperCollins, 2003)
  7. The Book of Wizardry: The Apprentice’s Guide to the Secrets of the Wizards’ Guild by Cornelius Rumstuckle (Llewellyn, 2003)
  8. Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters by Gail Giles (Roaring Brook, 2003)
  9. True Confessions of a Heartless Girl by Martha Brooks (Melanie KroupaBooks/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2003)
  10. America by E. R. Frank (Atheneum/S & S, 2002)

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