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March: Book 3 created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powel is the 2017 winner of the Young Adult Library Service Association Award for Excellence in Nonfiction. 
  
  
  
  
March: Book 3 created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powel is the 2017 winner of the Michael L. Printz Award.  The Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association. The award is sponsored by Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association.
  
  
  
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner is the 2017 winner of the William C. Morris Award.  The Morris Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
  
  
  
The Flume: NH Teen Reader's Choice Award 
The Flume was created in 2005 in response to a New Hampshire teens' request to have a book award geared towards high school students.  Each year teens nominate titles, published within the last two years, they think deserve to be recognized. Librarians narrow the group of titles to a list of 13. Teens in grades 9-12 vote every year in April for the winning title from the list of 10.  The winner for 2015 was We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

A list of the nominees for 2016 can be viewed here.

Start reading and vote for your favorite in the fall of 2016!

The Isinglass Teen Read Award 
The Isinglass Teen Read Award was begun in 2001 by the Barrington Public Library and the Barrington Middle School in order to promote teen reading, the participation of teens in the creation of their own  reading list and to honor those authors whose work speaks to youth. Voting is open to all New Hampshire libraries that are interested in participating and occurs in April of each year. Recommendations for the list will be accepted from any 7-8th grades in the state. The winner for 2016 was Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon.

A list of the nominees for 2017 can be viewed here.
Start reading and vote for your favorite in April 2018!

The Green Mountain Book Award                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
The Green Mountain Book Award is a reader's choice award for students in grades 9-12. Co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries and the Vermont School Library Association, this program is  designed to   introduce to high school students some excellent books for their pleasure reading. Voting forms will be made available to all Vermont schools and public libraries in the spring so that young adults can vote for their favorite book. The winner for 2017 was Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.

A list of nominees for 2017 can be found here.
Start reading and voter for your favorite in April 2017!



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