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The Top 100 Best Ever UKYA – as voted by you

Get those library cards and wishlists ready. Here it is, voted by you, the readers, in 2012: the Top 100 Best Ever UKYA books!

Click here to see the UKYA Top 10.

  • 15 Days Without A Head – Dave Cousins
  • A Little Love Song – Michelle Magorian
  • Across the Nightingale Floor – Lian Hearn
  • Ash Mistry and the Savage Fortress – Sarwat Chadda
  • Bartimaeus series – Jonathon Stroud
  • Big Woo! – Susie Day
  • Blood Red Road – Moira Young
  • Broken Soup – Jenny Valentine
  • Chaos Walking trilogy – Patrick Ness
  • Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
  • David – Mary Hoffman
  • Della Says: OMG! – Keris Stainton
  • Diary of a Chav – Grace Dent
  • Dirty Work – Julia Bell
  • Everybody Jam – Ali Lewis
  • Flip – Martyn Bedford
  • Geekhood – Andy Robb
  • Girl, Missing – Sophie McKenzie
  • Grow Up – Ben Brooks
  • Heart-Shaped Bruise – Tanya Byrne
  • Hexwood – Diana Wynne Jones
  • Hollow Pike – James Dawson
  • I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith
  • Junk – Melvin Burgess
  • Life, an Exploded Diagram – Mal Peet
  • A Face Like Glass – Frances Hardinge
  • A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness and Siobhan Dowd
  • Adrian Mole, Aged 13 and 3/4 – Sue Townsend
  • Being Billy – Phil Earle
  • Bilgewater – Jane Gardam
  • Bog Child – Siobhan Dowd
  • C.H.E.R.U.B. series – Robert Muchamore
  • Chocolate S.O.S. – Sue Limb
  • Coram Boy – Jamila Gavin
  • Dear Nobody – Berlie Doherty
  • Department 19 – Will Hill
  • Diary of a Crush – Sarra Manning
  • Drawing with Light – Julia Green
  • Finding Sky – Joss Stirling
  • Firebrand – Gillian Philip
  • Flour Babies – Anne Fine
  • Georgia Nicholson series – Louise Rennison
  • Girls Under Pressure – Jacqueline Wilson
  • Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
  • Hero.com – Andy Briggs
  • His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  • How I Live Now – Meg Rosoff
  • Incarceron – Catherine Fisher
  • Kiss Date Love Hate – Luisa Plaja
  • Long Lankin – Lindsey Barraclough
  • Lottie Biggs series – Hayley Long
  • Million Dollar Mates – Cathy Hopkins
  • My Sword Hand Is Singing – Marcus Sedgwick
  • Night School – CJ Daugherty
  • Numbers – Rachel Ward
  • Rain – Kate Le Vann
  • Rowan the Strange – Julie Hearn
  • Roxy’s Baby – Catherine MacPhail
  • Skellig – David Almond
  • Slam – Nick Hornby
  • Stolen – Lucy Christopher
  • The Angel Collector – Bali Rai
  • The Declaration – Gemma Malley
  • The Enemy – Charlie Higson
  • The Girl in the Mask – Marie-Louise Jensen
  • The Greengage Summer – Rumer Godden
  • The Owl Service – Alan Garner
  • The Twelfth Day of July – Joan Lingard
  • The Wind Singer series – William Nicolson
  • This Is Not Forgiveness – Celia Rees
  • Tiffany Aching series – Terry Pratchett
  • Troy – Adele Geras
  • Velvet – Mary Hooper
  • Waves – Sharon Dogar
  • When I Was Joe series – Keren David
  • Lila series – Sarah Alderson
  • Looking for JJ – Anne Cassidy
  • Lucas – Kevin Brooks
  • Mortal Engines series – Philip Reeve
  • Nearly Departed – Rook Hastings
  • Noughts & Crosses – Malorie Blackman
  • Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer – KM Peyton
  • Rockoholic – CJ Skuse
  • Shadows on the Moon – Zoe Marriott
  • Skin Deep – Laura Jarratt
  • Slated – Teri Terry
  • Sugar Rush – Julie Burchill
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  • The Double Shadow – Sally Gardner
  • The Glimpse – Claire Merle
  • The House in Norham Gardens – Penelope Lively
  • The Shell House – Linda Newbery
  • The Watchers at the Shrine – Jean Ure
  • They Do Things Differently There – Jan Mark
  • Threads series – Sophia Bennett
  • Torn – Cat Clarke
  • Unrest – Michelle Harrison
  • VIII – HM Castor
  • Wheels of War – Sally Prue
  • You Against Me – Jenny Downham

Thank you so much for all your votes, RTs, blog posts and support.

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