2019 MLA YouPer Top Ten

The YouPer (Young Person) Award recognizes and promotes quality literature for youth in chapter book format. This award was given for the first time in 2014 by the Michigan Library Association. The award is given annually to one children’s book originally published in the United States during the calendar year that has captured the attention of the youth librarians throughout the State of Michigan for its ability to communicate through literature to an intended audience. The books below are listed in random order as the winner has yet to be announced. 

City of ghosts by Victoria Schwab
Also available in: e-book | e-audiobook
Blended by Sharon M. (Sharon Mills) Draper
Also available in: audiobook
Aru Shah and the end of time by Roshani Chokshi
Also available in: e-book | audiobook | e-audiobook | large print
Breakout by Kate Messner
Also available in: e-book
Front desk by Kelly Yang
Also available in: e-book
It wasn't me by Dana Alison Levy
Ghost boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Also available in: e-book | e-audiobook
No fixed address by 1964- Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
Also available in: e-book
Harbor me by Jacqueline Woodson
Also available in: e-book | audiobook | large print