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10 top favorite teen books of 2011

Just in time for Teen Read Week 2011, teens cast more than 10,000 votes to pick their favorite books in a contest sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. What made it to No. 1?

- Molly Driscoll, Monitor contributor

10. "Nightshade" by Andrea Cremer

Nightshade (Penguin Group, 528 pp.), the first book in Cremer's "Nightshade" series, introduces Calla, a member of a shape-shifting wolf pack who – as the alpha female – is promised to the tribe's alpha male. Calla's life gets turned upside down when she saves the life of a human boy and starts questioning her role in the tribe.

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