The Core Committee Recognizing Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced the selections for its 2021 Notable Lists.
Hal Clement Notable Young Adult Books List
- Crownchasers, Rebecca Coffindaffer (HarperTeen)
- The Sound of Stars, Alechia Dow (Inkyard)
- Malice, Pintip Dunn (Entangled)
- Girl of Flesh and Metal, Alicia Ellis (Figmented Ink)
- Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything, Raquel Vasquez Gilliland (Simon & Schuster)
- Catfishing on CatNet, Naomi Kritzer (Tor Teen)
- The Loop, Ben Oliver (Chicken House)
- The Cloven: Book One, Garth Stein & Matthew Southworth (Fantagraphics)
- Swamp Thing: Twin Branches, Maggie Stiefvater & Morgan Beem (DC)
- Hard Wired, Len Vlahos (Bloomsbury)
- School for Extraterrestrial Girls #1: Girl on Fire, Jeremy Whitley & Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz)
- Devastation Class, Glen Zipper & Elaine Mongeon (Blink)
Selections were also made for the Golden Duck Notable Picture Books and the Eleanor Cameron Notable Middle Grade list.
Titles were chosen in previous years by the Library Information Technology Association (LITA), now part of the Core division of the ALA. For more information, including complete lists, see the ALA website.
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