YA Novels of 2008 All teen fiction published in 2008. All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by. Suzanne Collins. 4.33 avg rating — 5,783,550 ratings. score: 5,473, and 54 people Tags: 2008, young-adult. 16 likes · Like. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the fastest-growing division of the American Library Association (ALA), today announced its 2008 list of Best Books for Young Adults. The list of 85 books, drawn from 216 official nominations, is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The books, recommended for those ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature.
The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. As publishing for the young adult market grew exponentially (over 2,000 titles per year in 2008) and seven other YALSA selection and award lists for young adults were created since its inception, Best Books for Young Adults was restructured and named Best Fiction for Young Adults by the YALSA Board of Directors at the Midwinter Meeting in 2010.
Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA readers are adults. The subject matter and genres of YA correlate with the age and experience of the protagonist. These are the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the cherries on top a metaphorical ice cream sundae of indie books. The Young Adult Fiction winners of .