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NPR Books Seeks Best YA Books Ever Written

What’s the best young adult novel of all time? NPR Books wants to know. The media outlet is running its annual poll, asking readers to nominate their favorite young adult titles for its top 100 list.

Voting has been narrowed down to 235 choices including: Lord of the Flies, Anne of Green Gables Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. A panel of book experts helped select this list of titles based on the quality, themes and readability of these books. Panel members include: Pamela Paul, The New York Times Book Review’s features editor and children’s book editor; Diane Roback, Publisher’s Weekly’s children’s book editor; Tasha Robinson, book editor for The Onion’s A.V. Club; and teacher/librarian Ted Schelvan.

Every reader gets 10 votes. Follow this link to see the full list and cast your vote.

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