Ranney Book Lists
Book Award Winners!
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The Newbery Medal honors the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Coretta Scott King book award
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America by Andrea Davis Pinkney; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
The Coretta Scott King Book Award honors titles that promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.
Michael L. Printz award
In Darkness by Nick Lake
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Pura Belpre award
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The Belpré Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Non-fiction for Young Adults
BOMB: The Race to Build --- and Steal--- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
ALA 2013 Teens Top Ten:
Amazon Teen Bestsellers
Barnes & Noble Teens
Barnes & Noble Childrens
New York Times Bestsellers
YALSA Book awards
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
Best Fiction for Young Adults
Great Graphic Novels for Teens
Books for the College Bound
Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
ALA Readers' Choice
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