Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
King of the Screw-Ups by K.L. Going
Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
Hero Type by Barry Lyga
Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Burn by Suzanne Phillips
Response by Paul Volponi
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams
Here's how you can vote for your favorite title:
1. In Person: Get a MCTBA Ballot at your local public library. Vote and drop the ballot in a ballot box, or hand it to a librarian. You can also find the ballot here.
2. Online: Email your vote to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Snail Mail: Mail the MCTBA Ballot to the address listed on the back of the ballot.
*The Milwaukee County Teen Book Award was started by Young Adult librarians in Milwaukee County public libraries to promote teen reading and literature by highlighting and awarding books published for teens of both quality and appeal. Many thanks to our esteemed colleagues Megan Markiewicz, Katie Hubbard, Emily Alford, and Tiffany Wait for their enthusiasm and graphics.