2016 Teens' Top Ten Nominees
Award Winners & Recommended Reading Lists
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) selects ten adult books that will appeal to teen readers to receive the Alex Award each year.
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
Created by the Audiobook and Media Exploration Committee of the Young Adult Library Services Association.
Best Fiction for Young Adults
Books are selected for good literary quality and reading appeal for teens, ages 12-18 and compiled by the Young Adult Library Services Association.
Excellence in Nonfiction Award
An award for the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 – October 31 publishing year.
Lone Star Reading List
The Texas Lone Star list is a recommended reading list for readers in grades 6-8, developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table.
Margaret A. Edwards Award
Awarded annually for lifetime achievement by the Young Adult Library Services Association.
Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List
The Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List is a recommended reading list for readers in grades 6-12, developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association.
Michael L. Printz Award
Sponsored by Booklist, it is awarded annually to a book that exemplified young adult literature.
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
Books are chosen that teens, ages 12-18, will pick up on their own and read for pleasure.
The Rainbow Book List presents an annual bibliography of quality books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content.
Tayshas Reading List
The Tayshas High School Reading List is a recommended reading list for readers in grades 9-12, developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table.
Teens' Top Ten
Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!
William C. Morris Debut YA Award
Honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens.