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The most memorable books are often the ones that make you feel something. These inspirational young adult novels and nonfiction books set out to do just that, using fully realized characters, engrossing plots, and touching details to capture readers' imaginations and hearts. But these books aren't just for young adults. Book lovers of all ages will find inspiring YA stories to love on this list.

What stories will you find on this list of the best inspirational books for young adults? The Fault in Our Stars is a heart-stirring tale of a teen finding love and hope while living with cancer. Although the book grapples with true tragedy, strength and friendship are at its core. The Hunger Games is another great book that shows teens that they can do anything they put their mind to. When it comes to non-fiction, The Power of Positive Thinking is a great way for young people to learn how to succeed in their goals. Other good works featured on this roundup of inspiring YA books include Forever..., It's Kind of a Funny Story, and Before I Fall.

Which heartwarming YA read deserves the top spot on this list? That's up to you to decide. Give your favorite reads a thumbs up to move them towards number one, and please add any great young adult books that are missing.

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The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett

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The Fault in Our Stars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults

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The Little Prince is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Tuck Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Tuck Everlasting Natalie Babbitt

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The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Outsiders S. E. Hinton

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The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins

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Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine

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Before I Fall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Before I Fall Lauren Oliver

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If I Stay is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
If I Stay Gayle Forman

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The Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Alchemist Paulo Coelho

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Tuesdays With Morrie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Tuesdays With Morrie Mitch Albom

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Graceling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Graceling Kristin Cashore

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Forever... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Forever... Judy Blume

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It's Kind of a Funny Story is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults

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The power of positive thinking is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Power of Positive Thinking Norman Vincent Peale

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What Color is Your Parachute? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
What Color is Your Parachute? Richard Nelson Bolles

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A Separate Peace is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
A Separate Peace John Knowles

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Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
Pay It Forward Catherine Ryan Hyde

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After Ever After is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
After Ever After Jordan Sonnenblick

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The Purpose Driven Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults
The Purpose Driven Life Napoleon Hill