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2012 books

  1. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
  2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  3. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
  4. Clean by Amy Reed
  5. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  6. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  7. A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer
  8. Impulse by Ellen Hopkins
  9. Death Note vol. 1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  10. Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson
  11. Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery
  12. The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt by Caroline Preston
  13. Black by Tracy Brown
  14. Perfect by Ellen Hopkins
  15. Sex: A Book for Teens by Nikol Hasler
  16. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
  17. Trafficked by Kim Purcell
  18. The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton
  19. Will Grayson, will grayson by John Green and David Levithan
  20. Not A Good Look by Nikki Carter
  21. Riker’s High by Paul Volponi
  22. Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
  23. Baby’s in Black by Arne Bellstorf
  24. To Timbuktu by Casey Scieskzka and Steven Weinberg
  25. The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman
  26. Winning the Team by Dominique Moceanu and Alicia Thompson
  27. The List by Siobhan Vivian
  28. Lucy in the Sky by Anonymous
  29. Frost by Marianna Baer
  30. The Waterseeker by Kimberly Willis Holt
  31. 37 Things I Love (In No Particular Order) by Kekla Magoon
  32. Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and Coupled Up by Harriet Lerner Goldhor
  33. The Radleys by Matt Haig
  34. Ten Things We Did (But Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski
  35. Shine by Lauren Myracle
  36. Dead End by Jason Myers
  37. Purity by Jackson Pearce
  38. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
  39. Tweak by Nic Sheff
  40. The Ivy by Lauren Kunze and Rina Onur
  41. Heaven is Here by Stephanie Nielson
  42. The Other Normals by Ned Vizzini
  43. Jersey Angel by Beth Ann Bauman
  44. We All Fall Down by Nic Sheff
  45. Someone Like You  by Sarah Dessen
  46. Alice on Board by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  47. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
  48. Dreamland by Sarah Dessen
  49. Bringing up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman
  50. Daylight Saving by Edward Hogan
  51. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  52. Jessica Farm by Josh Simmons
  53. Something Blue by Emily Giffin
  54. Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson
  55. Bloom by Kelle Hampton
  56. Drama by Raina Telgemeier
  57. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
  58. 50 Shades of Grey by E L James
  59. Son by Lois Lowry
  60. My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt
  61. Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
  62. See You At Harry’s by Jo Knowles
  63. The Watch That Ends the Night by Allan Wolf
  64. The Perfectly Imperfect Home by Deborah Needleman
  65. What Happened Next by Colleen Clayton
  66. Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet
  67. Some Girls by Jillian Lauren
  68. Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard
  69. January First by Michael Schofield
  70. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  71. Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosenstrach
  72. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  73. Agorafabulous! by Sara Benincasa
  74. Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
  75. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  76. Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfeld
  77. Every Day by David Levithan
  78. Penelope by Rebecca Harrington
  79. The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
  80. Dare Me by Megan Abbott
  81. Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-ending Search for a Cure by  Jim Murphy and Allison Blank
  82. The Future of Us by Carolyn Mackler and Jay Asher
  83. Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London by Andrea Warren
  84. Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln: An American Friendship by Russell Freedman
  85. Reluctantly Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  86. Meltdown! The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future by Fred Bortz
  87. Black Gold: The Story of Oil in our Lives by Albert Marrin
  88. Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore
  89. Lula Bell on Freakdom, Geekdom, and the Challenges of Bad Hair by C. C. Payne
  90. Chuck Close: Face Book by Francoise Mouly
  91. Chuck Close, Up Close by Jan Greenberg
  92. A Black Hole is Not A Hole by Carolyn Cinami Decristafano
  93. Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
  94. Smashed by Lisa Luedeke
  95. Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin
  96. Beyond Courage by Dorreen Rappaport
  97. The Fairy Ring by Mary Losure
  98. That Mad Game ed. by J.L. Powers
  99. The Letter Q ed. by Sarah Moon
  100. Ask Elizabeth by Elizabeth Berkley
  101. We’ve Got a Job by Cynthia Levinson
  102. The Pregnancy Project by Gabriela Rodriguez
  103. Buried Alive!: How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert by Elaine Scott
  104. Let The Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger
  105. Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
  106. Zora!: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin
  107. Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose
  108. The Plant Hunters by Anita Silvey
  109. Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934 by Charles R. Smith Jr.
  110. A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times by Benson Bobrick
  111. Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
  112. Miles to Go for Freedom: Segregation and Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years by Linda Barrett Osborne
  113. Hope and Tears: Ellis Island Voices by Gwenyth Swain
  114. Guy-Write by Ralph Fletcher
  115. Marching to the Mountaintop by Ann Bausum
  116. The Great Molasses Flood by Deborah Kops
  117. Zombie Makers by Rebecca L. Johnson
  118. Tales from the Top of the World by Sandra K. Athans
  119. Kamakwie: Finding Peace, Love, and Injustice in the Sierra Leone by Kathleen Martin
  120. Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan by Rick Bowers
  121. People Who Said No by Laura Scandiffio
  122. Fingerprints of You by Kristen-Paige Madonia
  123. Blue Autumn Cruise by Lisa Williams Kline
  124. City Chickens by Christine Hepperman
  125. The Mighty Mars Rovers by Elizabeth Rusch
  126. The World in Your Lunch Box by Claire Eamer
  127. Their Skeletons Speak by Sally M. Walker
  128. Food: The New Gold by Kathlyn Gay
  129. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  130. Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
  131. Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson
  132. His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg by Louise Borden
  133. Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
  134. The Amazing Harry Kellar: Great American Magician by Gail Jarrow
  135. Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal
  136. The Warrior’s Heart by Eric Greitens
  137. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  138. The Impossible Rescue by Martin W. Sandler
  139. Seymour Simon’s Extreme Earth Records by Seymour Simon
  140. Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids by Jerome Pohlen
  141. The Giant and How He Humbugged America by Jim Murphy

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