Awards & Grants

Check out our Teen Book Finder Database to find all our selected lists and awards!









Member Awards and Grants

Each year YALSA offers more than $195,000 in grants and awards to members who work with or on behalf of teens. YALSA also sponsors one Spectrum Scholar and an Emerging Leader each year, using funds provided by the Friends of YALSA. YALSA members are also eligible for scholarships, awards and grants from the American Library Association.

Book Awards

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Book & Media Lists

Learn more about YALSA's Book and Media Lists, including: