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  1. 2018 Nonfiction Award Nominations

    In addition to the  finalists and award winner, YALSA publishes a list of vetted nominations for the Nonfiction Award. Seals for nonfiction nominees are available in the ALA Store and may be purchased in bulk. Click  YALSA's Award Seals webpage  for ...

    NGILBERT - 02/20/2018 - 09:46 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Seattle Youth CAN: A Collaborative Model for Supporting Teen Leadership

    Thursday, 2/15/2018 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) How can you help teens take action in areas that are important to them and their communities?  In this webinar, learn how the W ...

    LBRAUN2000 - 01/23/2018 - 09:46 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  3. Alex Awards 2018 Nominees

    In addition to the  ten winning titles, the Alex Award committee also publishes a vetted list of official nominations. The following titles were official nominees for the 2018 award. Official Nominations “Daring to Drive: a Saudi Woman’s Awakening,” by Ma ...

    NGILBERT - 02/15/2018 - 09:50 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  4. 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Top Ten

    The Backstagers. By James Tynion IV. Illus. by Rian Sygh. 2017. BOOM! Studios, $14.99 (9781608869930). Jory, a new student at an all-boys school, feels left out of school life until he stumbles upon the backstage crew of the drama club and the mysterious ...

    NGILBERT - 02/14/2018 - 10:19 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

    * denotes top ten title NONFICTION Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father. By Jonathan Hennessey. Illus. By Justin Greenwood. 2017. Ten Speed Press, $19.99 (9780399580000). The life and times of Alexander Hamilton, from his ...

    NGILBERT - 02/14/2018 - 10:25 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  6. 2018 Top Ten Best Fiction

    Arnold, Elana. What Girls Are Made Of. Lerner/Carolrhoda Lab. 2017.  Sixteen-year-old Nina experiences sex, betrayal, loss, and a dysfunctional home life, all while trying to understand what it means to be female in the world and whether love can ever be ...

    NGILBERT - 02/14/2018 - 10:01 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  7. 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults

    * denotes the title was selected as a top ten. Aceves, Fred. The Closest I’ve Come. 2017. Harper Teen, $17.99 (9780062488534). It's hard for Marcos to be in his neighborhood, but being at school isn’t much better. When a teacher recommends him for a ...

    NGILBERT - 02/15/2018 - 12:49 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  8. 2017 Alex Awards

    2017 Winners                 “The Queen of Blood,” by Sarah Beth Durst, published by Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. (9780062413345). Daleina is determined to keep her family safe from vengeance-seeking spirits, placing her in the ...

    NGILBERT - 02/13/2018 - 15:02 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  9. Edwards Award 2017

    2017 Winner  Sarah Dessen wins the 2017 Edwards Award for “Dreamland”, “Keeping the Moon”, “Just Listen”, “The Truth About Forever”, “Along for the Ride”, “What Happened to Goodbye?”, and “This Lullaby.” Dessen has given teens a safe haven highlighting th ...

    NGILBERT - 02/12/2018 - 15:43 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  10. Printz Award 2017

    2017 Winner Bone Ga March   By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell   Published by Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing   This graphic novel is the conclusion of the March trilogy, a gripping autobiographical account of Congressman Joh ...

    NGILBERT - 02/12/2018 - 15:21 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)