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Book and Media Awards and Lists (YALSA & other YA picks)

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YALSA Book Finder. YALSA's Teens' Top Ten (YALSA) About the Teens' Top Ten I TTT Nominees I Previous Winners I Promoting the TTT I About YA Galley YALSA has launched the Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. About the Teens' Top Ten #yalsaTTT The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country.

Nominations are posted on the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Teens' Top Ten Book Groups Apply now to be on the 2021-2022 Teens' Top Ten Book Group 2020 Teens' Top Ten Nominees. YALSA's Best of the Best (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. Find the best books and media for youth each year through YALSA's Best of the Best! We'll also offer downloadable spine labels, customizable bookmarks, and more tools for librarians to use to promote the very best in teen books to teens in their communities.

To see a full listing of recommended reading, visit www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists and be sure to check out our free Teen Book Finder app and database. Additional Resources Find more collection development resources on our wiki. Printz Award ( literary excellence in young adult literature) (YALSA) The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association. The award is sponsored by Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association. Learn more about Michael Printz via this video from cjonline.com.

Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. We Are Okay , written by Nina LaCour, published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Reader Everything Sad Is Untrue (a true story) By Daniel Nayeri Arthur A. In an autobiographical novel, middle-schooler Daniel, formerly Khosrou, tells his unimpressed and at times cruel classmates about his experience as an Iranian refugee. 2021 Honor Books. Morris Award (First-time author writing for teens) (YALSA) About the Morris Award The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, first given in 2009, honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.

The winner is announced annually at the ALA Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults. Seal Licensing Individuals who wish to buy small quantities of seals can find them in the ALA Online Store. If you'd like to license the winner or finalist seal, please learn more here. Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.

Previous Winners Suggest a Title Policies & Procedures Committee Contacts Seals 2021 Winner 2021 Finalists 2021 Committee Members of the 2021 William C. Looking for more ways to promote the Morris finalists? Odyssey Award (Audiobooks) (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.

This annual award will be given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States. The selection committee may also select honor titles. The Odyssey Award is jointly given and administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), divisions of ALA, and is sponsored by Booklist.

Award Policies & Procedures Committee Contacts Suggest a Title Producer Submission Form Single Title or Multiple titles Seals Current Winners Previous Winners Previous Winners. Nonfiction Award (YALSA) About the Nonfiction Award YALSA's Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year. The winner is announced annually at the ALA Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December. Seal Licensing Individuals who wish to buy small quantities of seals can find them in the ALA Online Store.

Publishers wishing to buy bulk seals or license seal images can find more information by consulting YALSA's Award Seals Usage Guidelines and ALA's Seals Sales & Permissions page. If you'd like to license the winner, finalist, or nominee seal, please learn more here. Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Suggest a Title Current Winner & Finalists Official Nomination Lists Previous Winners Policies and Procedures Committee Contacts Seals Teen Book Finder App & Database View the 2021 Vetted Nominations List. Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.

Each year, the Popular Paperbacks committee creates lists of books to encourage young adults to read for pleasure. The lists of popular or topical titles are widely available in paperback and represent a broad variety of accessible themes and genres. Current List Previous Lists Policies and Procedures Committee Contacts Teen Book Finder App Please note: This list has been retired. 2017 Popular Paperbacks Titles: 2017 Popular Paperbacks Titles Horror: Better Dead than Unread: The committee's update of the 2011 Chillers and Thrillers list showcases the abundance of horror books for young adults. Amazing Audiobooks (YALSA) Skip to main content Amazing Audiobooks *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.

Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. About the Amazing Audiobooks List Each year, YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks Blogging Team selects and annotates an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. Current List Previous Lists Current Nominations Suggest a Title Policies and Procedures Contacts Teen Book Finder Current List 2020 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2020 Top Ten Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults Previous Top Tens 2019 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2019 Top Ten Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults.

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (YALSA) Skip to main content Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists.

This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for whatever reason. The list selects both fiction and nonfiction. Current Nominations Current List Previous Top 10 Lists Series on Quick Picks Suggest a Title List Policies & Procedures Selection Criteria Quick Picks Team Contacts Teen Book Finder App Current Quick Picks List 2020 Quick Picks 2020 Top Ten Quick Picks Previous Top 10 Lists 2019 Quick Picks 2019 Top Ten Quick Picks 2018 Top Ten Quick Picks. Outstanding Books for the College Bound (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists.

This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. The books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within an academic discipline.

Readers will gain an understanding of our diverse world and build a foundation to deepen their response to that world. This list is developed every five years. A YALSA committee of public, secondary school, and academic librarians selects the list. Select from the links below to read about the list and to read about titles in each of the individual sections. List Policies and Procedures Previous Lists OBCB Pamphlets & Book. Best Fiction for Young Adults (YALSA) About the Best Fiction List YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults Blogging Team presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 14 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.

The purpose of the annual list it to provide librarians and library workers with a resource to use for collection development and reader’s advisory purposes. Although now a blogging team, the group was originally a committee. The committee evolved from a committee established under the School Libraries Section of ALA, which was charged with producing a list of 1930's "Best Books for Young People.

" Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Current List Suggest a Title Current Nominations Policies and Procedures Committee Contacts Best Books for Young Adults Archive Teen Book Finder App Current List 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults 2021 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults Past Lists 2020 Best Fiction for Young Adults. Great Graphic Novels (YALSA) Skip to main content Great Graphic Novels Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.

Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. Current List Suggest a Title Current Nominations Previous Lists Previous Top 10 Lists Policies and Procedures Committee Contacts Teen Book Finder App Current List 2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2021 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens Previous Lists 2020 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2020 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2019 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2018 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2017 Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2017 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2008 Great Graphic Novels.

Rise – A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18. Fabulous Films (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. The committee was sunset in 2015, the last list that was produced was in 2014. The Fabulous Films for Young Adults committee selected a list of films around a theme that appealed to young adults in a variety of library settings.

Titles were selected to appeal to young adults with varied tastes and interests. Previous Lists Policies and Procedures Teen Book Finder App Previous Lists 2014 Fabulous Films for Young Adults: School's Out Forever -YOLO (you only live once) 2013 Fabulous Films for Young Adults: Survivial 2012 Fabulous Films for Young Adults: Song and Dance 2008 titles 2007 titles. YALSA's Readers' Choice Booklist (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.

YALSA’s Readers’ Choice list seeks to engage a wide audience of librarians, educators, teens and young adult literature enthusiasts in choosing the most popular teen titles in a given year, as organized by broad genres. The list will also provide librarians with a timely means of identifying popular teen titles on an ongoing basis. Nominations will be posted monthly, with a final vote taking place each November. Policies and Procedures 2012 Readers' Choice List 2013 Nominations Teen Book Finder App Green, John. Reading Rants.