Top 25 Teen Books at Hennepin County Libraries In 2012

For the second year in a row, one teen book topped the list.

Information provided by Hennepin County Library.

Hennepin County Library has tabulated the top 25 teen titles checked out in 2012, and the list shows that Hennepin County readers are remarkably consistent in their reading interests year to year.

In 2012 as in 2011, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins was the most checked-out teen book of the year.

“Catching Fire” by Collins moved up from number four to number two, and her “Mockingjay” remained as the third most popular teen title of the year. Another futuristic novel, “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, and a World War II fiction, “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, round out the teen top five.

1.     The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

2.     Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

3.     Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

4.     Divergent by Veronica Roth

5.     The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

6.     Matched by Ally Condie

7.     Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

8.     Crossed by Ally Condie

9.     The Maze Runner by James Dashner

10.  I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

11.  The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

12.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

13.  Inheritance: or, The Vault of Souls by Christopher Paolini

14.  The Death Cure by James Dashner

15.  Insurgent by Veronica Roth

16.  Uglies by Scott Westerfield

17.  Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

18.  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

19.  The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

20.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

21.  Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

22.  Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

23.  Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

24.  Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

25.  Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer

Most of the top circulating titles are available at Hennepin County Library in more than one format (regular print, large print, audio, and some eBook). To reserve one or more of the titles, go to www.hclib.org and click on Library Catalog.

Find more recommended teen titles on TeenLinks’ Read On pages or connect with staff through the Ask Us service: www.hclib.org/askus.

Library cards are free.  For more information about Hennepin County Library:  www.hclib.org



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