NYPL Best Teen Books of 2019

Best teen books of 2019

The above linked article talks about the New York Public Library’s list of best teen books of 2019. I have a few of them. I have read a few of them. It seems like a good list to work on for 2020.

  • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza (adapter) & Debbie Reese (adapter)
  • As Many Nows As I Can GetBy Shana Youngdahl
  • The Babysitters Coven By Kate Williams
  • Birthday By Meredith Russo
  • Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey, Vol. 1 By Akiko Higashimura
  • Butterfly Yellow By Thanhha Lai
  • Cosmoknights, Vol. 1 By Hannah Templer
  • A Curse So Dark and Lonely By Brigid Kemmerer
  • The Downstairs Girl By Stacey Lee
  • Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic By Sam Quinones
  • The Field Guide to the North American Teenager By Ben Philippe
  • For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams, Vol. 1 By Kei Sanbe
  • The Fountains of Silence By Ruta Sepetys
  • Four Dead Queens By Astrid Scholte
  • Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe
  • The Good Luck Girls By Charlotte Nicole Davis
  • Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass By Mariko Tamaki, art by Steve Pugh
  • Hope and Other Punchlines By Julie Buxbaum
  • I Want to Eat Your Pancreas By Yoru Sumino, art by Idumi Kirihara
  • I Was Their American Dream By Malaka Gharib
  • Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee ExperienceBy Patrice Vecchione (editor) & Alyssa Raymond (editor)
  • Ironheart, Vol. 1: Those with Courage By Eve Ewing, art by Kevin Libranda, Luciano Vecchio, & G Geoffo
  • Kiss Number 8 By Colleen AF Venable, art by Ellen T. Crenshaw
  • Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 1 By Tomohito Oda
  • The Language of Fire: Joan of Arc Reimagined By Stephanie Hemphill
  • Last Bus to Everland By Sophie Cameronit to be?
  • Like a Love Story By Abdi Nazemian
  • The Music of What Happens By Bill Konigsberg
  • On the Come Up By Angie Thomas
  • The Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce By Angie Manfredi (editor)
  • Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare, Vol. 1 By Yuhki Kamatani
  • Patron Saints of Nothing By Randy Ribay
  • Pet By Akwaeke Emezi
  • Powers of a Girl: 65 Marvel Women Who Punched the Sky & Changed the Universe By Lorraine Cink, art by Alice X. Zhang
  • Quincredible, Vol. 1: Quest to Be the Best! By Rodney Barnes, art by Selina Espiritu
  • Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee By Jeff Zentner
  • SHOUT By Laurie Halse Anderson
  • SLAY By Brittney Morris
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Vol. 1By Kelly Thompson, art by Veronica Fish
  • Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted AirBy Margarita Engle
  • Sorcery of Thorns By Margaret Rogerson
  • They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, & Steven Scott, art by Harmony Becker
  • This Time Will Be Different By Misa Sugiura
  • The Waning Age By S.E. Grove
  • War Girls By Tochi Onyebuchi
  • We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults By Susan Kuklin
  • Wilder Girls By Rory Power
  • Witch Hat Atelier, Vol. 1 By Kamome Shirahama
  • Witchy By Ariel Slamet Ries
  • With the Fire on High

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