RECREATIONAL READING @ LMHS Library
Check out the titles and read short book summaries in the links below.
 
 
 


AWARD WINNERS
 
National Book Awards
American literary prizes given to writers by writers, these awards are given to recognize achievements in four genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2012 

YALSA Awards
Given for a new excellent nonfiction book published in the current year. Both the winning book and the finalists are listed. Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA).
YALSA 2014 AWARD for the Best Nonfiction Book and the Finalists

(winner is awarded
in January 2014)
YALSA AWARDS for the Best Nonfiction Books for Young Adults from 2010-2013
(winners and finalists)


Alex Awards

Current adult fiction enjoyed by teens. Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA).
ALEX AWARDS 2014
ALEX AWARDS 2013
ALEX AWARDS 2012

ALEX AWARDS 2011
 
ALEX AWARDS 2010 
 ALEX AWARDS 2009 

Teens' Top Ten
Teens vote for favorite novels and fiction. Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA)

Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults
Awards books that meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens.
Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA)
 
 
 
 
 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
awards a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature
Coretta Scott King Award Winner and Honor Books
honors African-American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults
Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books
awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children
Caldecott Medal Winner and Honor Books
awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children
William C. Morris YA Debut Award
honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens  
 
 
Last Modified on February 17, 2014