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For Teens -

Teen Book Awards

Awards selected by teens

Gateway Readers Award
chosen by Missouri students grades 9 through 12

Teen Top Ten
national award

Truman Readers Award
chosen by Missouri students grades 6-8

National Awards

ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults
American Library Associations top 10 picks for teens

Alex Award
adult books with teen appeal

Excellence in Nonfiction
best nonfiction book for young adults

Margaret A. Edwards
honors an author and a specific book for lasting contribution to teen literature

Michael L. Printz
honors excellence in literature written for young adults

Odyssey Award
best audio book written for children and/or young adults

William C. Morris
honors a first-time young adult author