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CIED 4313: Young Adult Literature: Awards

Resources for students enrolled in young adult literature classes or in secondary education language arts classes.

Awards for Young Adult Books & Media

These are some of the many awards given for young adult (YA) literature. The Newbery Medal, Pura Belpre Awards, Coretta Scott King Awards, Orbis Pictus Awards (NCTE), and other children's literature prizes often include YA books as well.

Acronyms of sponsors listed below. 

  • ALA - American Library Association
  • ALAN - Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE
  • ALSC - Association for Library Service to Children (ALA)
  • CBC - Children's Book Council
  • ILA - International Literacy Association
  • NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English
  • YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association (ALA)
  • USBBY - United States Board on Books for Young People