Margaret A. Edwards Award

About the Margaret A. Edwards Award
The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, that have been popular over a period of time. It recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world.

The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. The annual award is administered by YALSA and sponsored by School Library Journal magazine. It recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world.

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NameTitleYear
Tamora PierceTamora Pierce 2013 - Winner
Susan Cooper2012 - Winner
Sir Terry Pratchett2011 - Recipient
Jim Murphy2010 - Recipient
Laurie Halse Anderson2009 - Recipient
Orson Scott Card2008 - Winner
Lois Lowry2007 - Winner
Jacqueline Woodson2006 - Winner
Francesca Lia Block2005 - Winner
Ursula K. Le Guin2004 - Winner
Nancy Garden2003 - Winner
Paul Zindel2002 - Winner
Robert Lipsyte2001 - Winner
Chris Crutcher2000 - Winner
Anne McCaffrey1999 - Winner
Madeleine L'EngleL'Engle1998 - Winner
Gary Paulsen1997 - Winner
Judy Blume1996 - Winner
Cynthia Voigt1995 - Winner
Walter Dean Myers1994 - Winner
Marijane Meaker1993 - Winner
Lois Duncan1992 - Winner
Robert Cormier1991 - Winner
Richard Peck1990 - Winner
Susan Eloise Hinton1988 - Winner