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National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1996-2016

National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1996-2016

Resources for the titles recognized by this award since 1996 -- celebrating the best of American literature

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  • by Louis Sachar
  • National Book Award (Winner, 1998)
    BGHB Awards (Winner, 1999)
    Newbery Medal (Winner, 1999)
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    Brown Girl Dreaming
  • by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Multimedia Resources: 34
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    Invention of Hugo Cabret, The
  • by Brian Selznick
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2007)
    Caldecott Medal (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 33
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    American Born Chinese
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2006)
    Printz Award (Winner, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 32
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    Boxers
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 32
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    Raymie Nightingale
  • by Kate DiCamillo
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 29
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    Saints
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 28
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    Monster
  • by Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers
  • Multimedia Resources: 27
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    Inside Out & Back Again
  • by Thanhha Lai
  • Multimedia Resources: 25
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    Birchbark House, The
  • by Louise Erdrich
  • Multimedia Resources: 25
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    One Crazy Summer
  • by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Multimedia Resources: 23
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    Locomotion
  • by Jacqueline Woodson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2003)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2003)
    CSK Book Awards (Honor, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    Autobiography of My Dead Brother
  • by Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Underneath, The
  • by Kathi Appelt and David Small
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2008)
    Newbery Medal (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Ghost
  • by Jason Reynolds
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Speak
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1999)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Lockdown
  • by Walter Dean Myers
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2010)
    CSK Book Awards (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Okay for Now
  • by Gary D. Schmidt
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2011)
    CCBA 2008-2016 (Winner, 2012)
    Odyssey Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Long Way From Chicago, A
  • by Richard Peck
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1998)
    Newbery Medal (Honor, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Thing about Luck, The
  • by Cynthia Kadohata and Julia Kuo
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2013)
    Asian/Pacific American Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
  • by Jack Gantos
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Ship Breaker
  • by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2010)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2011)
    Printz Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Challenger Deep
  • by Neal Shusterman and Brendan Shusterman
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2015)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2015)
    Walden Award (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    When the Sea Turned to Silver
  • by Grace Lin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Feed
  • by M.T. Anderson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2002)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Chains
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2008)
    Scott O'Dell Award (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Bone Gap
  • by Laura Ruby
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2015)
    Printz Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Tiger Rising, The
  • by Kate DiCamillo and Chris Sheban
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Nimona
  • by Noelle Stevenson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2015)
    Odyssey Award (Honor, 2017)
    Quick Picks (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
  • by Kimberly Willis Holt
  • National Book Award (Winner, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Sold
  • by Patricia McCormick
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
  • by Deborah Heiligman
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Far Far Away
  • by Tom McNeal
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Thing about Jellyfish, The
  • by Ali Benjamin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2015)
    Green Earth Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Sun Is Also a Star, The
  • by Nicola Yoon
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Penderwicks, The: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
  • by Jeanne Birdsall
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, The
  • by E. Lockhart
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2008)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp, The
  • by Kathi Appelt and Jennifer Bricking
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
    Green Earth Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    House of the Scorpion, The
  • by Nancy Farmer
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2002)
    Newbery Medal (Honor, 2003)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Never Fall Down
  • by Patricia McCormick
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Mockingbird
  • by Kathryn Erskine
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Goblin Secrets
  • by William Alexander
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Step from Heaven, A
  • by An Na
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East
  • by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2002)
    Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Endangered
  • by Eliot Schrefer
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Revolution
  • by Deborah Wiles
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Hush
  • by Jacqueline Woodson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Stitches
  • by David Small
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2009)
    Alex Awards (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Lips Touch Three Times
  • by Laini Taylor and Jim Di Bartolo
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Chime
  • by Franny Billingsley
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2011)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Picture Me Gone
  • by Meg Rosoff
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Homeless Bird
  • by Gloria Whelan
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    True Believer
  • by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2001)
    Jane Addams Award (Honor, 2002)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Godless
  • by Pete Hautman
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Carver: A Life in Poems
  • by Marilyn Nelson
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    River Between Us, The
  • by Richard Peck
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2003)
    Scott O'Dell Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Story of a Girl
  • by Sara Zarr
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Jumped
  • by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
  • by Victor Martinez
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    What I Saw and How I Lied
  • by Judy Blundell
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    We Were There, Too!: Young People in U.S. History
  • by Phillip Hoose
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Each Little Bird That Sings
  • by Deborah Wiles
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    My Name Is Not Easy
  • by Debby Dahl Edwardson
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Noggin
  • by John Corey Whaley
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Threatened
  • by Eliot Schrefer
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2014)
    Green Earth Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Mean Margaret
  • by Tor Seidler and Jon Agee
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
  • by Deb Caletti
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Girl Named Disaster, A
  • by Nancy Farmer
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1996)
    Newbery Medal (Honor, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Sons of Liberty
  • by Adele Griffin and Peter McCarty
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Trolls, The
  • by Polly Horvath
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1999)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance
  • by Laban Carrick Hill
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Legend of Buddy Bush, The
  • by Shelia P. Moses
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2004)
    CSK Book Awards (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Luna: A Novel
  • by Julie Anne Peters
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Rules of Survival, The
  • by Nancy Werlin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Spectacular Now, The
  • by Tim Tharp
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Dark Water
  • by Laura McNeal
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
  • by Albert Marrin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Book of the Lion, The
  • by Michael Cadnum
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie
  • by Elizabeth Partridge
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2002)
    BGHB Awards (Winner, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Breakout
  • by Paul Fleischman
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Skin Hunger
  • by Kathleen Duey
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Out of Reach
  • by Carrie Arcos
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Canning Season, The
  • by Polly Horvath
  • National Book Award (Winner, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    What Jamie Saw
  • by Carolyn Coman
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1996)
    Newbery Medal (Honor, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Forgotten Fire
  • by Adam Bagdasarian
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Inexcusable
  • by Chris Lynch
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Where I Want to Be
  • by Adele Griffin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Keturah and Lord Death
  • by Martine Leavitt
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Send Me Down a Miracle
  • by Han Nolan
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War
  • by Anita Lobel
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods, The
  • by Ann Cameron
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Touching Snow
  • by M. Sindy Felin
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2007)
    Américas Award (Commended, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Dancing on the Edge
  • by Han Nolan
  • National Book Award (Winner, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Many Stones
  • by Carolyn Coman
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2000)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Hurry Freedom: African Americans in Gold Rush California
  • by Jerry Stanley
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 2000)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Long Season of Rain, The
  • by Helen S. Kim
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Facts Speak for Themselves, The
  • by Brock Cole
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Where You Belong
  • by Mary Ann McGuigan
  • National Book Award (Finalist, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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