With the explosion in YA publishing, it's harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklist magazine's editors' deep and broad knowledge of the landscape offers indispensable guidance, and here they bring together the very best of the best books for young adults published since the start of the 21st century. Drawing on the careful judgment of expert YA librarians, this bookIncludes a foreword by best-selling YA lit authority Michael Cart, who demonstrates how we have entered a new golden age of books for young adultsCollects reviews which showcase the most stimulating contemporary YA titlesFeatures an essay in each section, grouped by genre, presenting an overview and examining relevant trendsIndexes selections by author, title, and genre for handy referenceThe thoughtful professional review coverage for which ALA's Booklist is known makes this volume an ideal tool for YA readers' advisory and collection development.
Booklist's 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000
American Library Association