Teen Book Awards & Best Sellers

Alex Awards
The American Library Association and the Young Adult Library Services Association presents the Alex Awards, which are given to ten authors that published a work that expressed a particular appeal to young adults. 
AlexAwards
Amelia Bloomer Book List
Amelia Bloomer
Named after Amelia Bloomer, a feminist activist, the Amelia Bloomer Book List is a list of works featuring outstanding titles with significant feminist content. Intended for ages birth to eighteen years of age, the list is given by the American Library Association and administered by the Social Responsibilities Round Table.
Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children's and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three (3) categories:

  • Fiction and Poetry
  • Nonfiction
  • Picture Book
The winning titles must be published in the United States but they may be written or illustrated by citizens of any country. The awards are chosen by an independent panel of three (3) judges who are annually appointed by the Editor of the Horn Book.
Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Coretta Scott King Book Award
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards is given to African American authors and/or illustrators of outstanding works that portray, affirm, and celebrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values within children and young adult titles. 
Edwards Award
The Edwards Award is administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and sponsored by School Library Journal magazine. It recognizes a specific author and their work for their contribution to young adult literature. 
Edwards Award
Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Awards
The Goodreads Choice Awards allows for members to vote on the best titles of the year for each genre or age demographic.
Morris Award
The Morris Award honors a publication by a first-time young adult book author.
Morris Award
New York Times Best Sellers for Middle Grades and Young Adults
NYT Bestsellers
The New York Times Best Sellers is a weekly chart that tracks the week’s best-selling books in the United States. Unlike some subsequent lists of best sellers, the New York Times list is not based upon total sales figures, but instead upon surveys of a selected sample of retail booksellers

Nonfiction Award
YALSA’s Award for Excellence in Nonfiction recognizes the best nonfiction young adult publication.
YALSA Nonfiction Award
Odyssey Award
Odyssey Award
The Odyssey Award is given by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Young Adult Library Service Association (YALSA), divisions of the American Library Association (ALA), and is sponsored by Booklist. The award commemorates the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults.
Printz Award
The Michael L. Printz Award is recognized to a work that possesses outstanding young adult literature. 
Printz Award
Pura Belpre Award
Pura Belpre Award
The Belpre Awards are given by the American Library Association and the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking (REFORMA) to 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. 
Rainbow Book List
The Rainbow Book List is created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association. The list presents works which signify and accurately portray GLBTQ content, intended for ages birth to eighteen years of age.
Rainbow Book List