YALSA's book awards and selected booklists honor the best books for young adults, highlighting the best teen literature published each year. *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.
The Canadian Library Association gave a young adult book award for Canadian books from 1981 until the group's disbandment in 2016.. Children's/young adult awards. These awards are granted to either a children's or a young adult book.
William Allen White Children’s Book Award Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature ; Kentucky Bluegrass Award ; Louisiana Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice ; Maine Maine Student.
The Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Irma Black Award) goes to an outstanding book for young children - a book in which text and illustrations are inseparable, each enhancing and enlarging on the other to produce a singular whole.Author: Gordon Cochrane.