Award Winners

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YALSA’s Teen’s Top 10
A teen choice list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. 
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Morris Award
Honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
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Nonfiction for Young Adults Award
Honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year.
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Michael L. Printz Award
Honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year.
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Walter Award
Recognizes diverse authors (or co-authors) whose works feature diverse main characters and address diversity in a meaningful way.
Stonewall Awards
Stonewall Awards
Honors books that have exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.
American Indian Youth Literature Award
American Indian Youth Literature Award
Identifies and honors the very best writing and illustrations by Native Americans and Indigenous peoples of North America.