Of 696 votes cast, I Am Malala received 115, earning the top place in the 2014 TRCA. But it was a tight race! The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey wins second place with 111 votes, and Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell is a close third, with 106 votes.
The full list of nominees, ordered by number of votes received, is:
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb (115 votes)
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (111 votes)
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (106 vote)
Every Day by David Levithan (95 votes)
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider (85 votes)
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal (57 votes)
Bomb: The Race to Build–and Steal–the World’s Most Powerful Weapon by Steve Sheinkin (42 votes)
Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick (35 votes)
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (30 votes)
Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (20 votes)
Thank you to all who participated in the 2014 Teen Reader’s Choice Award. And thank you to the authors who, through these excellent books, share their creativity, knowledge, and wisdom.