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Young Adult Literature

This guide was created for ENG 372 (Young Adult Literature) offered by the Department of English at Southern Connecticut State University.

Young Adult Literature Awards and Winners

Award-winning Books for Tweens and Teens lists the best of young adult literature books including picks from the New York Times, International Reading Association, and the Newbery Medal and Printz award winners.

Children's and Young Adult Book Awards 
This guide from Clemson University contains a comprehensive list of children’s and young adult awards with links to the home page for each award enumerating the winners.

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature
The Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature (DAWCL) has more than 4,500 records from 56 awards across six English-speaking countries (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, and Ireland). Searchable, well-organized, and easy to use.

YALSA’s Book Awards and Booklists
​A division of the American Library Association, YALSA’s list can be searched by award, by list name, year, author, genre and more.