Back Teen Award Winners | Book List

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Teen Award Winners  
We Are Okay

Nina LaCour

From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.A TODAY Show Must-Read Book"Short, poetic and gorgeously written. . . . The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly hum
Read More check catalog
 
 
Long Way Down

JASON REYNOLDS · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds's fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds - the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he's going to murder the guy who killed his brother.A...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Hate U Give

A C THOMAS · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Eight Starred Reviews! #1 New York Times Bestseller!"Absolutely riveting!" - Jason Reynolds"Stunning." - John Green"This story is necessary. This story is important." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Heartbreakingly topical." - Publishers...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 536
Format: Hardcover

A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy.The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around--and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

Deborah Heiligman · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 454
Format: Hardcover

From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love.The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend -- Theo supported Vincent as he struggled...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Dear Martin

NIC STONE · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

"Raw and gripping." - Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys A must-read!" - Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Saints and Misfits

S K ALI · Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Saints and Misfits is an unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life ... starring a Muslim teen.There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you glaze over them. Or, at least, I do. They're...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Starfish

Akemi Dawn Bowman · Simon Pulse
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous and emotionally resonant debut novel about a half-Japanese teen who grapples with social anxiety and her narcissist mother in the wake of a crushing rejection from art school.Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she's thinking. With a mother who makes her feel...
Read More check catalog