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Award Winning Books!: Teen and Youth

Teen / Youth Winners

Alex Awards

The Alex Awards, named for the pioneer of young adult library services Margaret A. Edwards, called "Alex" by her friends. Alex Awards are awarded annually by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). The awards are given to 10 books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12-18. Awards are announced at the American Library Association midwinter meeting in January.

Link to One hundred years of Lenni and Margot by Cronin in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Crossing the line by Rosser in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to How lucky by Leitch in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Library of the dead by Huchu in the catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Light from uncommon stars by Aoki in the catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Malice by Walter in the catalog

2022 Winner

Link to The Rose Code by Quinn in the catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Winter's orbit by Maxwell in the catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Witch's heart by Gornichec in the Catalog

2022 Winner

The Newbery Medal

 The Newbery Medal, named for British bookseller John Newbery, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children. The award goes to the author of the most distingushed contribution to American literature for children. Awards are announced at the American Library Association midwinter meeting in January.

Link to The last Cuentista by Higuera in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Red, White, and Whole by LaRocca in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Snake falls to earth by Badger in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Too Bright to See by Lukoff in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Watercress by Wang in the Catalog

2022 Honor

The Caldecott Medal

 The Caldecott Medal, named for English Illustrator Randolph Caldecott, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children. The award goes to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Awards are announced at the American Library Association midwinter meeting in January.

Link to Watercress by Wang in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Have you ever seen a flower by Harris in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Mel fell by Tabor in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Weatherford in the catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Wonder walkers by Archer in the Catalog

2022 Honor

The Geisel Award

 The Geisel Award, named for Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children. The award goes to the  the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. Awards are announced at the American Library Association midwinter meeting in January.

Link to Fox at night by Tabor in the Catalog

2022 Winner

Link to Beak and Ally by Feuti in the Catalog

2022 Honor

Link to I hop by Cepeda in the catalog

2022 Honor

Link to Nothing fits a dinosaur by Fenske in the Catalog

2022 Honor