Editors' choice: best of the year's hardcover YA fiction.

Position:Young adult - Bibliography
 
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Here are some outstanding YA novels reviewed in KLIATT over the last year, which we hope you didn't miss.

Abdel-Fattah, Randa. Does my head look big in this? Scholastic, Orchard.

Alexander, Lloyd. The golden dream of Carlo Chuchio. Henry Holt.

Alexie, Sherman. The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. Little, Brown.

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Twisted. Penguin, Viking.

Avi. The Traitors" Gate. Simon & Schuster.

Babbit, Natalie. Jack Plank tells tales. Scholastic, Michael Di Capua Books.

Brooks, Martha. Mistik Lake. Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Crowley, Suzanne. The very ordered existence of Merilee Marvelous. HarperCollins.

Curtis, Christopher Paul. Elijah of Buxton. Scholastic.

Durbin, William. The Winter War. Random House, Wendy Lamb.

Fleischman, Sid. The entertainer and the dybbuk. HarperCollins, Greenwillow.

Friesen, Gayle. For now. Kids Can Press.

Gallagher, Liz. The opposite of invisible. Random House, Wendy Lamb.

Haas, Jessie. Chase. HarperCollins, Greenwillow.

Hornby, Nick. Slam. Penguin, Putnam.

Kraft, Erik P. Miracle Wimp. Little, Brown.

Levitin, Sonia. Strange relations. Random House, Knopf.

Lurie, April. Brothers, boyfriends & other criminal minds. Random House, Delacorte.

Moranville, Sharelle Byers. The Snows, a novel. Henry Holt.

Myers, Walter Dean. Harlem summer. Scholastic. Nelson, Blake. They came from below. Tor.

Sandell, Lisa Ann. Song of the sparrow. Scholastic.

Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday wars. Houghton Mifflin, Clarion.

Weinheimer, Beckie. Converting Kate. Penguin,...

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