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Teen Abraham Lincoln Book Award List - 2022

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Companion by Katie Alender *

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly *

Ordinary Hazards by Nikki Grimes

The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge

Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson *

Dig by A.S. King

Catfishing on Catnet by Naomi Kritzer

#NotYourPrincess by Leatherdale, Mary Beth & Lisa Charleyboy (eds)

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

Stamped by Reynolds, Jason & Ibram X. Kendi

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez

Frankly in Love by David Yoon

Punching the Air by Zoboi, Ibi and Yusef Salaam *

Teen Abraham Lincoln Book Award List - 2021

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Devils Within by S.F. Henson

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney C. Stevens

Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman

Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea by Sungju Lee

A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti

Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Obsessed: A Memoir of My Life with OCD by Allison Britz

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Price of Duty by Todd Strasser

Slay by Brittney Morris

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, & Harmony Becker

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

We’ll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award 2021

Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Raymond Obstfeld

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Sweep: The story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 by Larry Dane Brimmer

Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes

New Kid by Jerry Craft

The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale

Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt

Nightbooks by J.A. White

Front Desk by Kelly Yang


New Book Releases

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Award Winning Books for Teens

Teens Top 10

2020 Teen's Top 10

2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens - Nominations for Fiction and Nonfiction

2021 Amazing Audiobooks Nominees

2020 Best Fiction for Young Adults

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