The North Carolina School Library Media Association
Young Adult Book Award

2015 Winners
Thanks to all schools who participated! 

Please scroll down for nominee lists for 2015-16
 Middle School:       High School:
Counting by 7s
by Holly Goldberg Sloan
2013 Penguin Group
Throne of Glass
by Sarah J. Maas,
2012 Bloomsbury USA Children's
  Full TOG

 2015-2016 Nominees

Middle School

  1. Anybody Shining by Frances O'Roark Dowell, Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 7, 2014)
  2. Blue Birds by Caroline Starr RoseG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (March 10, 2015) {replaces The End by Michael Hopf}
  3. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander,  HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014
  4. The President Has Been Shot by James Swanson, Scholastic Inc, 2013**
  5. The Flame of Olympus by Kate O'Hearn, Aladdin, 2013
  6. The Port Chicago 50 by by Steve Sheinkin, Roaring Brook Press (January 21, 2014)
  7. Rule of Three by Eric Walters, Square Fish (January 20, 2015)
  8. Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer, Putnam Juvenile (2014)
  9. The Troubles of Johnny Cannon by Isaiah Campbell, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 14, 2014)
  10. What I Came to Tell You by Tommy Hays, EgmontUSA, 2013
**Note: this is the young readers version of End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by the same author.
Book Trailers  - Coming soon!
Annotated List
  - Coming soon!
Award Labels

High School

  1. And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard, Delacorte Press (January 28, 2014)
  2. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page, HarperCollins, 2014
  3. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, St. Martin's Griffin (February 26, 2013)
  4. The Finisher by David Baldacci, Scholastic Press; Reprint edition (March 3, 2015)
  5. I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson, Dial Books (September 16, 2014)
  6. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson,  Viking Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (January 7, 2014)
  7. This One Summer by Mariko TamakiFirst Second (May 6, 2014)
  8. Walk to Beautiful by Jimmy Wayne with Ken Abraham, Thomas Nelson (October 7, 2014)
  9. We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (December 23, 2014)
  10. We Were Liars by E Lockhart, Delacorte Press; First Edition edition (May 13, 2014)
  11. When We Wake by Karen Healey, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013 

Book Trailers  - Coming soon!
Annotated List
  - Coming soon!
Award Labels
Book Presentation from NCSLMA 2015 Conference

Book Talks

Committee Chair:  Robin Jordan

High School Representatives: Karen Van Vliet,  Kristi Kallio, and Tamara Simons

Middle School Representatives:   Brita Mann, Ruth Wilcox, Daniel Martin, Kim Gugino, Tori Gredvig, Barbara Berry, and Natalie Ezell