State Lists for When I Was the Greatest

When I Was the Greatest has been recognized on 7 state lists. The current year's lists also include a link to the list on TeachingBooks. See also the Awards & Distinctions for this title.

United States Lists (7)


  • Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, 2015-2016, for Grades 9-12
  • Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, 2015-2016, for Grades 9-12


  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, 2015-2016


  • Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice Award, 2017, Grades 9-12

New York

  • On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Summer Reading 2016, Teen & Up


  • Oregon Battle of the Books, 2017-2018, Grades 9-12


  • Tayshas Reading List, 2015, for Grades 9-12