2012 Challenge

PBS YA Challenge: 33/33 – Completed 4/30/12

Genre Categories

  1. Realistic Fiction/Social Issues – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 1/15/12
  2. Romance – Split by a Kiss by Luisa Plaja 3/27/12
  3. Fantasy – Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta 2/19/12
  4. Science Fiction – The Future of Us by Carolyn Mackler and Jay Asher 1/12/12
  5. Apocalyptic/Dystopia – Legend by Marie Lu 3/11/12
  6. Mystery/Thriller – Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter 2/28/12
  7. Classic – Alanna by Tamora Pierce 4/13/12
  8. Graphic or Adventure – Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks 3/18/12
  9. Poetry/Free Verse – You Are Not Here by Samantha Schutz 4/3/12
  10. Anthology – Geektastic by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci 3/28/12

Setting/Narrator Categories

  1. Female protagonist – Article 5 by Kristen Simmons 4/3/12
  2. Male protagonist – 
  3. One or More Characters are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender – Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins 1/8/12
  4. Non-human protagonist – Hallowed by Cynthia Hand 3/13/12
  5. Involves a family conflict – The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder 1/7/12
  6. Takes place in a School – The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney 3/17/12
  7. Takes place in a non-industrialized country – The Devil’s Breath by David Gilman 4/12/12
  8. Contemporary Historical Novel (from another Century) – Ten Cents a Dance by Christine Fletcher 3/25/12
  9. First Person Narrator – Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday 1/29/12
  10. Third Person Omniscient Narrator – The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith 1/26/12
  11. Multiple-perspective Narrator – Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles 1/21/12

Author/Award Categories

  1. Work by an author you have never read before – Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky 2/11/12
  2. Author from a Country other than the U.S., the U.K., Canada, or Australia – The Demon’s Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan 1/18/12
  3. Michael L. Printz Award – The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater 4/30/12
  4. William C. Morris YA Debut Award – Flash Burnout by L.K. Madigan 2/5/12
  5. Boston Globe-Horn Book Award – Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones 4/23/12
  6. Cybils Award – Split by Swati Avasthi 2/21/12
  7. Young Reader’s Choice Award – Deadline by Chris Crutcher 4/22/12
  8. Book that has or is being made into a movie – Blood Red Road by Moira Young 3/20/12
  9. First or Last book in a Series – Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder 1/14/12
  10. Title from a high school Reading List  (Fiction or Non-Fiction) – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 3/31/12
  11. Best or a Recommended Book for Boys – Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach 1/6/12
  12. Best or a Recommended Book for Girls – Eon by Alison Goodman 4/8/12

 

Previous Challenges:
2010 Challenge
2011 Challenge

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