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Award Winning Books
Alex Awards Fiction and Nonfiction lists. The top 10 adult books for teens selected by the YALSA of the American Library Association.

Amelia Bloomer Project finds books that encourage and inspire girls to be smart, brave, and proud. Selected by librarians on the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association.

Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award chooses books of literary merit, widespread teen appeal, and a positive approach to life. Selected by ALAN, part of the National Council of Teachers of English.

American Indian Youth Literature Awards honors the best writing and illustration by and about American Indians. Selected by the American Indian Library Association.

Andre Norton Award Nominees and Winners. Outstanding science fiction and fantasy novels for young adults selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature promotes Asian/Pacific Americans' culture and heritage. Selected by the Asian/Pacific Americans Library Association.

Award-Winning Teen Audio Books selected by YALSA and the American Library Association, as well as the Audio Publishers Association.

Coretta Scott King Award for older readers. Books by African American authors and illustrators for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions. Selected by EMIERT of the American Library Association.

Maud Hart Lovelace Award Best books chosen by Minnesota students in grades 6-8 each year. See the Division II Current Nominees to pick your vote for this year!

Michael L. Printz Award Given to the best-written teen books of the year by the Young Adult Library Services Association in honor of school librarian Printz.

Minnesota Book Awards Winners The best books by local authors. Find even more great titles in the Nominees.

Newbery Medal The best children's books selected by ALSC of the American Library Association.

Pura Belpré Award for older readers and for students of all ages, co-sponsored by ALSC and REFORMA of the American Library Association and given to the best books created by writers and illustrators of Latino culture.

Rainbow Project finds books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content and characters. Selected by librarians on the Social Responsibilities and GLBT Round Tables of the American Library Association.

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal honors the best Nonfiction books of the year, selected by ALSC of the American Library Association.

Schneider Family Book Award for older readers honors authors and illustrators who portray the experiences of children and teens with disabilities. Selected by the American Library Association.

Teens' Top Ten list of Past Winners and this year's Current Nominees. Vote online during YALSA's Teen Read Week in October for the best new young adult books nominated by your fellow teens!

William C. Morris YA Debut Award The best debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens selected by the YALSA of the American Library Association.

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award The best nonfiction published for teens selected by the YALSA of the American Library Association.

 
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