Book Awards — Wilton Library
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Book Awards

  • 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.
  • ALEX
    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.