2017 YALSA Book Award Winners and Selected Book and Media Lists

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2017 YALSA Book Award Winners and Selected Book and Media Lists


A full list of YALSA award winners and the top 10 lists for each of the association's selected lists.

Award

ALEX Award

* The Queen of Blood by Sarah Beth Durst, published by Harper Voyager. HarperCollins Publishers.

* The Regional Office is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales. Riverhead, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

* In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Michelle Burford. Henry Holt and Co.

* Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart. Dey Street an imprint ofWilliam Morrow, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.

* Arena by Holly Jennings. Ace Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

* Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire, a Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates.

* Romeo and/or Juliet: A Choosable-Path Adventure by Ryan North. Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

* Die Young with Me: A Memoir by Rob Rufus. Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

* The Wasp that Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon. Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

* The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko by Scott Stambach. St. Martin's Press.

Margaret A. Edwards Award

Sarah Dessen for:

* Dreamland

* Keeping the Moon

* Just Listen

* The Truth About Forever

* Along for the Ride

* What Happened to Goodbye?

* This Lullaby

William C. Morris Award

Winner

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner, published by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a Penguin Random House Company.

Finalists

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard, published by HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Rani Patel In Full Effect by Sonia Patel, published by Cinco Puntos Press.

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, published by Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a Penguin Random House Company.

Tell Me Something Real by Calla Devlin, published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, and imprint of Simon & Schuster.

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

Winner

March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, published by Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing.

Finalists

Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History by Karen Blumenthal and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis, and published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group.

Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner. Illustrated by Gareth Hinds, and published by Charlesbridge.

This Land is Our Land: A History of American Immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne, and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS.

Odyssey Award

Winner

Anna and the Swallow Man written by Gavriel Savit, narrated by Allan Corduner. Listening Library

Honor Recordings

Ghost written by Jason Reynolds, narrated by Guy Lockard. Simon and Schuster Audio.

Dream On, Amber written by Emma Shevah, narrated by Laura Kirman. Recorded Books.

Nimona written by Noelle Stevenson, narrated by Rebecca Soler, Jonathan Davis, Marc Thompson, January LaVoy, Natalie Gold, Peter Bradbury, and David Pittu. HarperAudio.

Michael L. Printz Award

Winner

March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing.

Honor Books

Asking for It by Louise O'Neill. Quercus, a Hachette Company.

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry. …

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