Book Lists and Awards
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                                   Reading Lists

                                2016 Best Fiction Books for Young Adults

                              2016 Top Ten Fiction Books for Young Adults

                                   2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

                                  2016 Top Ten Graphic Novels for Teens

                              If you like...then you'll like...

                                   Books In A Series

Author James Patterson's recommendations for Middle School students

                             2016 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers


Georgia Peach Awards - The purpose of the Georgia Peach Award is to highlight and promote the best current young adult literature for Georgia high school age students, to encourage young adults to read and to promote the development of cooperative school and public library services for young adults. Past Winners here

Alex Awards - The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing.

Edwards Award - The Margaret A. Edwards Award,sponsored by School Library Journal, honors an author and specific works by that author for significant and lasting contribution for writing to teens.

Printz Award - The Michael L. Printz Award, sponsored by Booklist, honors the best book written for teens each year.

Nonfiction Award - The YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award honors the best nonfiction written for teens each year. The Nonfiction committee   also publishes its official nomination list after the awards announcement.

Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present - The Newbery Medal honors the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children.  

Pura Belpré Award - The Belpré Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.