Booklist’s 50 Best YA Books of All Time

 

If you’re looking for a good read, you’ll find it right here! This is Booklist’s Top 50+ Best Young Adult Books of All Time.

Book cover of The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian
by   Sherman Alexie
Book cover of Kit's wilderness Kit's wilderness
by   David Almond
Book cover of Wintergirls Wintergirls
by   Laurie Halse Anderson
Book cover of They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group
by   Susan Campbell. Bartoletti
Weetzie Bat
by   Francesca Lia Block
Book cover of Forever– : a novel Forever– : a novel
by   Judy Blume
A hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
by   Alice Childress
Book cover of The facts speak for themselves The facts speak for themselves
by   Brock Cole
Book cover of Tenderness : a novel Tenderness : a novel
by   Robert. Cormier
Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes
by   Chris Crutcher
Book cover of Little brother Little brother
by   Cory Doctorow
Book cover of I know what you did last summer I know what you did last summer
by   Lois Duncan
Book cover of Hole in my life Hole in my life
by   Jack Gantos
Book cover of Annie on my mind Annie on my mind
by   Nancy Garden
Book cover of Looking for Alaska : a novel Looking for Alaska : a novel
by   John Green
Book cover of The friends The friends
by   Rosa Guy
Book cover of Charles and Emma : the Darwins' leap of faith Charles and Emma : the Darwins' leap of faith
by   Deborah Heiligman
The outsiders
by   S. E. Hinton
Book cover of Toning the sweep Toning the sweep
by   Angela Johnson
Book cover of Howl's moving castle Howl's moving castle
by   Diana Wynne Jones
Gentlehands
by   M. E. Kerr
Book cover of I crawl through it : a novel I crawl through it : a novel
by   A. S. (Amy Sarig) King
The silver kiss
by   Annette Curtis Klause
Book cover of Black juice Black juice
by   Margo Lanagan
Book cover of March March
by   John Lewis
Book cover of Boy toy Boy toy
by   Barry Lyga
Book cover of A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery A volcano beneath the snow : John Brown's war against slavery
by   Albert Marrin
Beauty : a retelling of the story of Beauty & the beast
by   Robin McKinley
Book cover of Fallen angels Fallen angels
by   Walter Dean Myers
Book cover of Out of darkness Out of darkness
by   Ashley Hope Perez
Book cover of Nation Nation
by   Terry Pratchett
Book cover of 33 snowfish 33 snowfish
by   Adam Rapp
Book cover of How I live now How I live now
by   Meg 1956- Rosoff
Book cover of Fangirl Fangirl
by   Rainbow Rowell
Book cover of Living dead girl Living dead girl
by   Elizabeth Scott
Book cover of Midwinterblood Midwinterblood
by   Marcus Sedgwick
Book cover of Singularity Singularity
by   William Sleator
Book cover of Homecoming Homecoming
by   Cynthia Voigt
Book cover of The watch that ends the night : voices from the Titanic The watch that ends the night : voices from the Titanic
by   Allan Wolf
Book cover of Miracle's boys Miracle's boys
by   Jacqueline Woodson
Book cover of American born Chinese American born Chinese
by   Gene Luen Yang
Book cover of The pigman The pigman
by   Paul Zindel

Series

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing series

Book cover of The Pox party : taken from accounts by his [i.e. Octavius Nothing's] own hand and other sundry sources The Pox party : taken from accounts by his [i.e. Octavius Nothing's] own hand and other sundry sources
by   M. T. Anderson
Book cover of The kingdom on the waves : taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources The kingdom on the waves : taken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources
by   M. T. Anderson

The Circuit books

Book cover of The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child
by   Francisco Jiménez
Book cover of Breaking through Breaking through
by   Francisco Jiménez
Book cover of Taking hold : from migrant childhood to Columbia University Taking hold : from migrant childhood to Columbia University
by   Francisco Jiménez

The Earthsea Trilogy

Book cover of A wizard of Earthsea A wizard of Earthsea
by   Ursula K. Le Guin
Book cover of The tombs of Atuan The tombs of Atuan
by   Ursula K. Le Guin
Book cover of The farthest shore The farthest shore
by   Ursula K. Le Guin

The Chaos Walking trilogy

Book cover of The knife of never letting go The knife of never letting go
by   Patrick Ness
Book cover of The Ask and the Answer The Ask and the Answer
by   Patrick Ness
Book cover of Monsters of men Monsters of men
by   Patrick Ness

The Raven Cycle series

Book cover of The Raven Boys The Raven Boys
by   Maggie Stiefvater
Book cover of The dream thieves The dream thieves
by   Maggie Stiefvater
Book cover of Blue Lily, Lily Blue Blue Lily, Lily Blue
by   Maggie Stiefvater
Book cover of The Raven King The Raven King
by   Maggie Stiefvater

The Monstrumologist series

Book cover of The monstrumologist : William James Henry The monstrumologist : William James Henry
by   Richard Yancey
Book cover of The curse of the Wendigo The curse of the Wendigo
by   Richard Yancey
Book cover of The final descent The final descent
by   Richard Yancey