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ALA Youth Media Award Winners 2016

Yesterday the American Library Association announced the top books, audio books, and videos for children and young adults.

Full list

Your HP Scots Library has most of these books ready for check out today!  Come see us and check out a great read!

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults.


bonegap      Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Printz Honor Books:

out of       Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

ghosts      The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults


most dangerous

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin

Finalists for the award:


Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir by Margarita Engle

first flight

First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Tim Grove


Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson

this strange

This Strange Wilderness:  The Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy Plain

William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens


simon     Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli


because     Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas

conviction     Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert

sacred     The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

the-weight-of-feathers     The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences

all     All Involved by Ryan Gattis

between the world     Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

bones     Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis

futuristic     Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong

girl at war     Girl at War by Sara Nović

half the world     Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

humans     Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton

sacred heart     Sacred Heart by Liz Suburbia


Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

unraveling     The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen


Happy Award Winners Reading!

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