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Springfield, IL 62702

ALA Youth Media Awards

ALA Youth Media Awards

Here are the 2021 ALA (American Library Association) 2021 Youth Media Award Books. 

Printz Award

YALSA Printz Award

The Young Adult Library Services Association awards a young adult book each year for its excellence in literary merit. The link below will show you this year's winner and nominees, as well as past book winners. 

National Book Award

National Book Award

The National Book Award Foundation awards one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the nation. Every year, nominations are announced in the fall in the following categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature. 

Abe Lincoln Teen Readers' Choice Award

Abe Lincoln Book Award

Every year, the Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) creates a list of 20 books that have been recommended by teachers, students, and librarians. In February, if students have read at least 3 books, they can vote for their favorite book of the 20 on the list. The winner is announced around March every year.