BOOK LISTS & REVIEWS
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AWARD WINNING BOOKS

Major Awards

Montgomery County Reading Olympics Books 2011-20112

Tristate Book Reviews - books of note 2010-2011

The link above is a list of the best books reviewed by the PA School Librarians Assoc. for 2010.

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TEEN BOOKS

The following list provided by the American Library Association at ALA.org:

Each of the sections below includes information on the award or list, a nomination form (when available), and links to current and previous award winners or lists of titles.
Alex Awards
Given annually to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults.
Best Books for Young Adults
A compilation of the current year’s books with proven or potential appeal to teens.
Great Graphic Novels for Teens
YALSA's newest list and is an annual list of recommended graphic novels which have teen appeal.
Margaret A. Edwards Award
Honors an author as well as a specific body of their work for lifetime contribution in writing books of enduring popularity with teenagers.
Michael L. Printz Award
Honors excellence in literature written for young adults.
Odyssey Award
Given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
Updated every five years, this comprehensive list provides reading recommendations to students who plan to continue their education beyond high school.
Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
This list encourages young adults to read for pleasure by presenting them with popular or topical books with teen appeal.
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
Recreational reading that have wide appeal to teens who, for whatever reason, do not like to read.
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
Presents audiobooks released within the past two years that appeal to teens.
Fabulous Films for Young Adults
Presents select films especially significant to young adults from those currently available for purchase based on a chosen theme.
Teens' Top Ten
A teen choice award given to selected current publications that are of special interest to teens. Teens vote for their choices each Teen Read Week. The votes are tallied and the list is available each November.
William C. Morris YA Debut Award
Honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
YALSA's newest award will honor the best nonfiction book for young adults; the first winner will be named in 2010.
BOOK REVIEW SITES

Amazon.Com
Barnes and Noble
BookReporter Reviews
BookSpot Reviews
Borders
NoveList Plus (Power Library)