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The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
Massachusetts Book Awards
The Massachusetts Book Awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by Commonwealth residents or about Massachusetts subjects.
The William C. Morris YA Debut Award, first given in 2009, honors a book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
National Jewish Book Awards
An annual list of outstanding English-language books of Jewish interest. The books are selected by the Jewish Book Council. https://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/
This annual award will be given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Teen's Top Ten
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the country.
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