- Best Books for Young Adults
These books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and reading appeal for teens. The winning titles make up an extremely diverse list that includes non-fiction, science fiction and fantasy, graphic novels, contemporary and historical fiction, and verse novels.
The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
- Margaret A. Edwards
The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, that has been popular over a period of time.
- Michael L. Printz
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
- Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
The list is for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever reasons, do not like to read. It identifies titles for recreational reading, not for curricular or remedial use.