YALSA 2021 Best Fiction Titles

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) of the American Library Association (ALA) announced its 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list!

The list is made up of 85 titles that are selected from 124 nominations, which were posted and discussed in YALSA’s blog The Hub. The nominees can also be found on this blog. After receiving feedback from teens, the team created a list of the top ten titles.

Be Not Far from Me by Mindy McGinnis

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood

Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko

This Is My America by Kim Johnson

We Are Not from Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez

What I Carry by Jennifer Longo

The suggestion form for the 2022 Best Fiction for Young Adults list is open. If you’d like to suggest a title to the blogging team for consideration as a nominee, you can fill out the form here.