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.
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