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2015 YA Lit Round-up Part 1

It’s that time of year again…

2015 is almost over and it’s time to reflect on the past year of our lives.  What did we do? What didn’t we do?  And in this case, what did or didn’t we read?  Here’s a list of “award winning” and “best of” YA books from the past year.  

Many can be found on our shelves or as eBooks.  See any you we don’t have?!  Let us know you’re interested and we’ll get them for you!

topten

 

 YALSA’s Teen’s Top Ten – voted on by teens for teens!

 

 

adventuretime

2015 Great Graphic Novels for Teens – also created by YALSA, it includes both fiction and nonfiction titles

 

 

gabi

2015 Morris Award – honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens (this is one of my favorite books I’ve read this year – come ask me more about it)

 

 

illgiveyouthesun

 

2015 Printz Award – an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

 

lockin

 

2015 Alex Award Winners – ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults

 

laughing at my nightmare

2015 Nonfiction – honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults; this year’s titles include books about vintage and geek fashion, spinal muscular atrophy, the Romanovs, Civil Rights, and big business

 

 

walls-around-us

 

Books Riot’s Best 2015 Young Adult Books

 

 

shadowshaper

 

Publishers Weekly Best Young Adult Books 2015

 

 

carryon

 

School Library Journal’s Best Books 2015: Young Adult

 

 

lumberjanes

 

School Library Journal’s Top 10 Graphic Novels 2015 (Lumberjanes is awesome! – you should totally check it out…)

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