2001 top 10
cabot, meg. the princess diaries. harpercollins, $15.95 (0-380-97848-2).
drill, esther, heather mcdonald and rebecca olds. deal with it: a whole new approach to your body, brain and life as a gurl. illus. pocket, paper, $15 (0-671-04157-6).
franco, betsy. you hear me? poems and writing by teenage boys. candlewick, $14.99 (0-7636-1158-1).
frank, e.r. life is funny. dk, $17.95 (0-789-42634-x).
koss, amy goldman. the girls. putnam/dial, $16.99 (0-8037-2494-2)./p>
mccormick, patricia. cut. front street, $16.95 (1-886910-61-8).
piven, joshua and david borgenicht. the worst-case scenario survival handbook. illus. chronicle, paper, $14.95 (0-8118-2555-8).
rennison, louise. angus, thongs, and full-frontal snogging: confessions of georgia nicolson. harpercollins, $15.89 (0-06-028871-x); paper, $6.95 (0-06-447227-2).
seckel, al. the art of optical illusions. illus. carlton books, paper, $18.95 (1-84222-054-3).
shakur, tupac. the rose that grew from concrete. simon & schuster, $20 (0-671-02844-8).
members of the yalsa 2001 quick picks for reluctant young adult readers were: john sexton, chair, ashland branch library (or); linda w. braun, leo: librarians & educators online, (me); lora bruggeman, downers grove public library (il); tammy daubner, perrysburg (oh); lynn evarts, sauk prairie high school (wi); caryl mckellar, alachua county library district (fl); melanie rapp weiss, cuyahoga county library (oh); victor schill, fairbanks branch library (tx); kimberley sharpe, brooklyn public library (ny); henrietta m. smith, university of south florida (delray beach, fl); cheryl karp ward, penney alumni library east hartford high school (ct); mary long, adm. asst., wilson middle school, (tx), gillian engberg, booklist consultant.