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Top 10 Books for Teens/Kids 2011

No matter what type of books you love, there’s something for you this holiday season. Check out Kidzworld’s top 10 list of the hottest young adult fiction available for Christmas 2011.

#10 - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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Ransom Riggs combines a chilling tale with vintage photography to tell the story of 16-year-old Jacob, who travels to a mysterious island and discovers the remains of a creepy orphanage. (Teen - Thriller) 

#9 - The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvator 

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Maggie Stiefvator, author of Shiver, returns with a new story about two loveable characters, Sean and Puck, who both compete in a dangerous waterhorse competition. (Teen - Sci-fi)

#8 - Crossed by Ally Condie

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Book two of the Matched trilogy finds Cassia searching the Outer Provinces for her true love, Ky. But when Ky escapes from his new wartorn home, Cassia must follow his clues to find him. (Teen - Dystopian)

#7 - Sons of Neptune by Rick Riordan

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In book two of the Heroes of Olympus series, Percy Jackson and his friends embark on a journey to free Death, with the hopes of uniting the Greek and Roman camps along the way. (Kids/YA - Fantasy Adventure)

#6 - Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 

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In this beautiful novel by the author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, two stories intertwine, one through pictures and another through words. (Kids/YA - Adventure)

#5 - Ruthless by Sarah Shepard

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In book 10 of Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars series, A has discovered the crime high school seniors Emily, Hanna, Aria and Spencer committed over Spring Break, and now he’s going to make them pay. (Teen - Mystery)

#4 - Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

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After completing her Mortal Instruments trilogy, Cassandra Clare began her second series: Infernal Devices. This December, don’t miss book two, Clockwork Prince. (Teen - Paranormal)

#3 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

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Greg Heffley has been falsely accused of vandalizing his school. But when a fierce blizzard strikes, authorities can’t apprehend him. Now Greg faces something much worse: he’s trapped inside with his family over the holidays! Yikes! (Kids/YA - Comedy)

#2 - Inheritance by Christopher Paolini 

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Eragon’s adventure finally comes to a close in Inheritance, the fourth and final instalment of Christopher Paolini’s bestselling fantasy series for teens. (Teen - Fantasy)

#1 - The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins 

Nothing says Merry Christmas to a teenager than the boxed set of The Hunger Games trilogy. This dystopian series follows Katniss Everdeen as she attempts to survive a corrupt, government-regulated sport that leaves 23 out of 24 teens dead every year. (Teen - Dystopian)

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