YA Friday: TeenTober 2021

TeenTober is a new, nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October. It aims to celebrate teens, promote year-round teen services, and the innovative ways teen services help teens learn new skills and fuel their passions in and outside the library.

One of the best ways to celebrate is to make your voice heard and vote for your favorite books!

The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online until October 15, and the winners will be announced the following week.

2021 Teens' Top Ten Nominees

All Boys Aren’t Blue, book cover
All the Stars and Teeth, book cover
Atomic Women, book cover
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, book cover
The Betrothed, book cover
The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person, book cover
The Bone Thief, book cover
Cemetery Boys, book cover
Chain of Gold, book cover
Clap When You Land, book cover
Dangerous Secrets, book cover
The Dark Matter of Mona Starr, book cover
Dragon Hoops, book cover
Five Total Strangers, book cover
Flamer, book cover
The Inheritance Games, book cover
Instant Karma, book cover
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, book cover
Legendborn, book cover
Lost Book of the White, book cover
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea, book cover
One of Us is Next, book cover
The Shadows Between Us, book cover
Tweet Cute, book cover
We Used to Be Friends, book cover