Shark Lady by Jess Keating, illus. by Marta Alvarez Miguens, is a 2020 Grand Canyon Reader Award nominee
One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards is a 2019-2020 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award Nominee
We are excited to announce that One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards has been selected for the 2019-20 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award program!
The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award nominee list is comprised of the top twenty five young adult titles each year, chosen by Indiana librarians, teachers, and students from a list of 75 nominated titles.
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We are excited to announce that Paper Hearts by Ali Novak is a 2018 YALSA Teen's Top Ten Pick!
The Teens Top Ten list is a teens choice list where teens nominate their favorite books for the year. Readers from 8 to 12 vote online between August 15 and Teen Read Week (a YALSA event). Paper Hearts is joined by some of the top titles in the young adult category, including titles by John Green, Marie Lu, Leigh Bardugo, Stephanie Garber, Jason Reynolds, Laini Taylor, and Sarah Dessen!
To date Sourcebooks Fire has had four Teens’ Top Ten titles: This is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp, My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak, and Don’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan join Paper Hearts.
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About the Author:
Ali Novak writes contemporary young adult romance and is a recent graduate of the University of Madison Wisconsin's creative writing program. She wrote her first full length novel, My Life with the Walter Boys, at the age of fifteen. Since posting the story online, it has received more than 33 million reads and is now published by Sourcebooks Fire.
Visit her online at alinovak.com and on Twitter @Fallzswimmer.
We are excited to share that three of our titles are nominees for YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers List!
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Click here to read more about the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list.
Our three nominees are below. Click on the book covers to learn more about each book!
We are thrilled to announce that The Border by Steve Schafer was announced as a finalist for the 2019 Joan F. Kaywell Books Save Lives Award!
The Kaywell Award is given to “the book that best represents an adolescent’s overcoming a situation–not of his or her own making--in such a way to provide significant insight and hope to a reader.”
To read more about the award, click here.
We are thrilled to announce that Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova and The Six by Mark Alpert are nominees for the 2019 Connecticut Nutmeg Award!
The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of nominated titles.
Jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL), the Nutmeg Committee is comprised of children's librarians and school library media specialists who are members of our sponsoring organizations.
For more information about the award, click here.
For the full list of teen nominees, click here.
We are thrilled to announce that THREE Sourcebooks titles are part of the 2019 YALSA Top Ten Nominees list: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller, Paper Hearts by Ali Novak, and Remember Me Always by Renee Collins.
The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country selected by YALSA to participate.
This year’s list of nominees features 25 titles that were published between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2017. YALSA is calling on libraries to encourage teens to read the nominees throughout the summer so they are ready for the national Teens’ Top Ten vote, which will take place August 15 through Teen Read Week (October 7-13). The ten nominees that receive the most votes will be named the official 2018 Teens’ Top Ten.
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