Teen Book Awards

 

  • Y.A.L.S.A. Award:
    • For Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers,” written by Deborah Heiligman, is the 2018 Excellence winner. The book is published by Godwin Books/Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.

 

  • William C. Morris Award:
    • For a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens:

The Hate U Give,” written by Angie Thomas, is the 2018 Morris Award winner. The book is published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers.

 

  • Odyssey Award:
    • For best Audio Book produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States

“The Hate U Give,” produced by HarperAudio, is the 2018 Odyssey Award winner. The book is written by Angie Thomas and narrated by Bahni Turpin.

 

  • Margaret A. Edwards Award:
    • For Lifetime Achievement in writing for Young Adults:

The 2018 winner is Angela Johnson. Her books include “Heaven,” “Looking for Red,” “The First Part Last” and “Sweet, Hereafter,” all published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing; “Bird,” published by Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers and “Toning the Sweep,” published by Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

 

  • Michael L. Printz Award:
    • For Excellence in Literature written for Young Adults:

“We Are Okay,” written by Nina LaCour, is the 2018 Printz Award winner. The book is published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers.

American Library Association: Website for the award winners information.

Y.A.L.S.A: Young Adult Library Service Association