These book awards are from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association.
If we own the book, you will see the call number after the title and author’s name.
Find in the library’s collection some of the best books published for young adults.
Looking for young adult fiction suggestions? Thinking about starting your own book group? Try the links below for some great ideas.
The staff at the Hershey Public Library would like to share with you some of the wonderful books we read this year. 2017 Staff Picks.
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Each year, the Pennsylvania School Librarian Association (PSLA) nominates quality books for the PA Young Reader’s Choice Award. You know what that means….Kids get to vote for their favorite! Follow the link for the PSLA website of current nominees and past winners. Nominated titles. YA Master List from 2016 – 2017.
Each year The Association for Library to Children awards the John Newbery Medal to “to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” John Newbery was a British publisher, especially of children’s books. Like the Caldecott Award, only one book is chosen to receive the Newbery medal but additional notable books are named Newbery Honor books. Click here for the list of winners!