Evergreen Young Adult Book Award
The Evergreen Young Adult Award is established though a review group, consisting of young adults and librarians
from the state of Washington. This award began in an effort to give teens in the state a voice in deciding the
best literature aimed at their age group. The Evergreen Award Nominating Committee selects ten titles that
represent a mix of teen-appealing titles.
The Michael L. Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award
for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult
literature. It will be selected annually by an award committee
that can also name as many as four honor books. The award-winning
book can be fiction, non-fiction, poetry or an anthology,
and can be a work of joint authorship or editorship. The books
must be published between January 1 and December 31 of the
preceding year and be designated by its publisher as being
either a young adult book or one published for the age range
that YALSA defines as young adult, e.g. ages 12 through 18.
Paperbacks for Young Adults
The purpose of this list is to encourage young adults (ages
12-18) to read for pleasure by presenting to them lists of
popular or topical titles which are widely available in paperback
and which represent a broad variety of accessible themes and
Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
The list is for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever
reasons, do not like to read. The purpose of this list is
to identify titles for recreational reading, not for curricular
or remedial use.
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The purpose of this award is to promote
the reading and writing of chapter books for the pleasure
of young intermediate level readers. The children of Washington
State chose the name for this award, given annually by the
Washington Library Media Association.
Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award
Twenty favorite books are selected annually
by children in grades K-3 in Washington State. After children
vote in March, their top favorite becomes the Washington Children's
Choice Picture Book of the Year. Sponsored by the Washington
Library Media Association.
Young Readers Choice Award
The Pacific Northwest Library Association's Young Reader's Choice
Award is the oldest children's choice award in the U.S. and
Canada. The award was established in 1940 by a Seattle bookseller,
the late Harry Hartman, who believed every student should
have an opportunity to select a book that gives her or him
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