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Young Adult Literature Awards

This guide provides links to all of the YALSA awards for Young Adult Literature as well as the YALSA reading lists of YA Literature.

2016 Printz Winner & Honors

Printz Winner:

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Bone Gap
By Laura Ruby

Printz Honors:

  • The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick
  • Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

2016 Alex Award Winners

  • All Involved by Ryan Gattis
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis
  • Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong
  • Girl at War by Sara Nović
  • Half the World by Joe Abercrombie
  • Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton
  • Sacred Heart by Liz Suburbia
  • Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League by Dan-el Padilla Peralta
  • The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen

2016 Morris Award Winners

Morris 2014 Winner:

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda written by Becky Albertalli

Morris Finalists:

  • Because You’ll Never Meet Me written by Leah Thomas
  • Conviction written by Kelly Loy Gilbert
  • The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly written by Stephanie Oakes
  • The Weight of Feathers written by Anna-Marie McLemore
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