Ala Book Lists

The Giver by Lois LowryHoles by Louis SacharA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleNumber the Stars by Lois LowryBridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Most Deserving Newbery
95 books — 2,216 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsPaper Towns by John GreenGraceling by Kristin CashoreThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanThe Host by Stephenie Meyer
2009 Printz Contenders
56 books — 1,487 voters

The Book Thief by Markus ZusakLooking for Alaska by John GreenSpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonI Am the Messenger by Markus ZusakAn Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Printz Award Winners and Honor Books
77 books — 873 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Graveyard Book by Neil GaimanSavvy by Ingrid LawThe Underneath by Kathi AppeltThe Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
2009 Newbery Contenders
69 books — 581 voters

A Snicker of Magic by Natalie LloydBrown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline WoodsonThe Night Gardener by Jonathan AuxierThe Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. HolmThe Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage
Newbery 2015
105 books — 452 voters
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg SloanNavigating Early by Clare VanderpoolDoll Bones by Holly BlackEscape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris GrabensteinFlora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
Newbery 2014
90 books — 381 voters

Catching Fire by Suzanne CollinsShiver by Maggie StiefvaterFire by Kristin CashoreIf I Stay by Gayle FormanWintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
2010 ALA Best Books for Young Adults
120 books — 354 voters
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice SendakMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyThe Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsThe Polar Express by Chris Van AllsburgThe Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Caldecott Medal Winners
78 books — 295 voters

Madeline by Ludwig BemelmansThe Stinky Cheese Man by Jon ScieszkaBlueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskeyDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo WillemsStone Soup by Marcia Brown
Caldecott Honor Books
238 books — 142 voters

Knock Knock by Daniel BeatyWords with Wings by Nikki GrimesCreepy Carrots! by Aaron ReynoldsFlora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamilloJourney by Aaron Becker
2014 Award Winners
72 books — 13 voters
What's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective ... by Martha Char LoveThe Tipping Point by Malcolm GladwellThree Cups of Tea by Greg MortensonSold by Patricia McCormickNaked Economics by Charles Wheelan
Social Sciences for the College Bound
26 books — 12 voters

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe Book of Lost Things by John ConnollyWater for Elephants by Sara GruenThe Whistling Season by Ivan DoigEagle Blue by Michael D'Orso
2007 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 2 voters
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerPersepolis by Marjane SatrapiWonder When You'll Miss Me by Amanda DavisThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
2004 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 2 voters

Candyfreak by Steve AlmondSwimming to Antarctica by Lynne CoxDonorboy by Brendan HalpinShadow Divers by Robert KursonThe Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers
2005 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter
Midnight At the Dragon Cafe by Judy Fong BatesUpstate by Kalisha BuckhanonAnansi Boys by Neil GaimanAs Simple as Snow by Gregory GallowayNever Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
2006 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter

One Hundred Demons by Lynda BarryMy Losing Season by Pat ConroySeeing in the Dark by Timothy FerrisThe Eyre Affair by Jasper FfordeCrow Lake by Mary Lawson
2003 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter
Year of Wonders by Geraldine  BrooksAn American Insurrection by William DoyleGabriel's Story by David Anthony DurhamNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichPeace Like a River by Leif Enger
2002 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter

Flags of Our Fathers by James D. BradleyThe Sand-Reckoner by Gillian BradshawGirl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierCounting Coup by Larry ColtonSoldier by June Jordan
2001 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter
High Exposure by David BreashearsEnder's Shadow by Orson Scott CardRiver, Cross My Heart by Breena ClarkeEducating Esmé by Esmé Raji CodellThe Reappearance of Sam Webber by Jonathon Scott Fuqua
2000 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter

The Endurance by Caroline AlexanderGetting In by Jennifer Finney BoylanNeedles by Andie DominickAt All Costs by John GilstrapSpace by Jesse Lee Kercheval
1999 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter
The Secret Family by David BodanisAll Over But the Shoutin' by Rick BraggSugar in the Raw by Rebecca CarrollWhat Girls Learn by Karin CookSnow in August by Pete Hamill
1998 Alex Award Winners
10 books — 1 voter

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