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award-winning books

Want to read a book recommended on one of the sites below? Just check PINES to see if we have it. If it's checked out or only available at another library, feel free to place a hold on it. Do you need help trying to find one of these books? Just contact us and we'll be happy to give you a hand.

The Alex Awards
The Alex Awards are given each year to ten books that were written for adults but that have special appeal for teens.

Booklist Online: Top 10 SF/Fantasy for Youth (2010)
Titles are selected from books reviewed in the Booklist magazine.

The Bram Stoker Awards
Annual awards for horror writing given out by the Horror Writer's Association in the categories of best novel, best anthology, best poetry collection, and more.

The Edgar Awards
Annual awards given out by the Mystery Writers of America.

Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers
This award promotes the best current young adult books for Georgia high school age students. Each year, teens vote for their favorite books out of the year's top 20 nominees at their high schools and public libraries.

Green Earth Book Awards
Awards are given annually to authors and illustrators whose book raise awareness of the natural world.

The Hugo Awards
Science fiction's most prestigious award. Awards are given each year for the best novel, best short story, best graphic novel, best film, best fan artist, and more.

The Michael L. Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award is given out each year by the American Library Association for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

The National Book Awards
These awards are given to writers by writers. (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the "Young People's Liteature" category.)

The Nebula Awards
The Nebula Awards are chosen each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in the categories of best novel, novella, novelette, short story, and script.

World Fantasy Awards
The World Fantasy Awards are given out each year at the World Fantasy Convention, which is a gathering of authors, artists, editors, and rare book dealers in the fields of fantasy art and literature.

YALSA Teens' Top Ten
Teen's Top Ten is a list of 'best book' nominated by teens each year with the help of the Young Adult Library Services Association.