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State YA Book Awards?

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message 1: by Maureen (new)

Maureen Brunner (maureenbrunner) | 2 comments I am interested in creating a list of links for my Library website for all the State-wide YA book awards. I am in Indiana, so I already know about and support the Eliot Rosewater Indian High School Book Awards. If your State has an award, please post the url. BTW - the link for the "Rosie" awards is

Jackie "the Librarian" There are at least two book awards for YA books in Washington State

Young Readers Choice Award, a regional award given by the Pacific Northwest Library Association.

The Evergreen Young Adult Book Award given by WashYARG, the Washington Young Adult Review Group

message 3: by Beth (new)

Beth (bibliocat4) | 9 comments The Michigan Library Association has a Thumbs Up Award given each year to the best teen book selected by Librarians & voted on by teens.

message 4: by Kelly (new)

Kelly V.  (kvreadmore) Maryland has the Black Eyed Susan Award:

message 5: by Renee (new)

Renee Hi

I no longer live in CT but here's their website:

message 6: by Renee (new)

Renee Here are 2 sites from Pennsylvania (where I live now):

message 7: by Minakshi (new)

Minakshi | 1 comments Vermont has The Green Mountain Book Award - "the student-selected award for Vermonters in grades 9-12."

message 8: by Morgan (new)

Morgan (mlhiggins84) The Georgia Peach Awards:

message 9: by Megan (new)

Megan | 7 comments Maine has the Lupine:

And the Maine Student Book Award:

message 11: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Nocita (lisa_nocita) | 1 comments Kansas has the William Allen White Awards.

There is a category for 3rd-5th grades and a category for 6th-8th grades.

message 12: by Kristena (new)

Kristena (teenta) | 1 comments What a great idea!

In Oklahoma, we have the Sequoyah Awards:

message 13: by Gail (new)

Gail (limechiffon) | 1 comments Illinois has the Abraham Lincoln High School Book Award:

message 14: by Celeste (new)

Celeste (celestelueck) | 5 comments Here in Texas there are the Bluebonnet Book Award and the Lone Star Books. I don't know how to give you a direct link, but they are easy to goggle.


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