- 2 Realistic Fiction
- 2 Multicultural Fiction
- 2 Historical Fiction
- 1 Dystopian Fiction
- 2 Fantasy
- 2 Science Fiction
- 1 Memoirs
- 1 Retold Fairy Tales
- 2 Non-fiction
- Authors Chris Crutcher, Walter Dean Myers, Ellen Hopkins, Sharon Draper, Jacqueline Woodson must be included.
- 2 of the 25 must be the audio version
- 2 of the 25 must be graphic novels
- 2 of the 15 must be Printz or Morris Award winners or honor books (one must be from 2011)
- 5 of the 15 must be from 2009 or later
- Deadline (Realistic Fiction) Meets the Chris Crutcher and 2009 or later criteria
- Tricks (Realistic Fiction) Meets the Ellen Hopkins and 2009 or later criteria
- Just Another Hero (Multicultural Fiction) Meets the Sharon Draper, 2009 or later, and audio version criteria
- After Tupac & D Foster (Multicultural Fiction) Meets the Jacqueline Woodson criteria
- Riot (Historical Fiction) Meets the Walter Dean Myers and audio version criteria
- Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing Vol 2* (Historical Fiction)
- Ship Breaker** (Dystopian Fiction) Meets the Printz (it's the Printz award winner this year) and 2009 or later criteria
- Hold Me Closer Necromancer*** (Fantasy) Meets the Morris (it's an honor book this year) and 2009 or later criteria
- House of the Scorpion (Sci-Fi)
- Rapunzel's Revenge (Retold Fairytale) Meets the graphic novel and later than 2009 criteria
- Twilight (1 of the 10) in graphic novel format
*It doesn't meet any of the criteria, but I get to finish the series and that makes me happy.
**This book looks awesome! What will happen when all the oil runs out!!!
***This book won me over with its title. I've been singing for the past 3 days. And it looks awesome--snarky and quirky.