Award-Winning Books for Teens With so many excellent young adult books published each year, it can be difficult for teen readers to determine which ones are the best. Each January, the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, gives out several awards, including the Michael L. Printz Medal for.
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature; New Jersey Garden State Teen Book Awards; Teen Choice Book Award; Texas Tayshas Reading List; Walter Dean Myers Award; William C. Morris YA Debut Award; World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) Award for Best Young Adult Book; YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction.
Award-Winning Books for Tweens and Teens. The National Book Award for Young People's Literature is given to the best book by an American citizen, published in the United States from December 1 of the previous year to November 30 of the current year. Books are nominated by their publishers, and selected by a 5-member jury.
Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists. While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels.