The North Carolina School Library Media Association
Young Adult Book Award


We need your help... 
It's time for a new North Carolina Young Adult Book Award Logo!

The winner of the Logo Design Contest will be awarded $75
Interested? Find out more here.

School Media Coordinators, please help us promote the contest!

And the 2017 Winners are...

(Scroll down for the 2017-2018 nomination lists.)
 Middle School:       High School:

The Only Thing to Fear  
  by Caroline Tung Richmond 

All the Bright Places
  by Jennifer Niven

 Book Jacket

 2017-2018 Nominees

Middle School

The Girl Who Drank the MoonKelly Barnhill
Book ScavengerJennifer Chambliss Bertman
The Inquisitor's Tale, or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy DogAdam Gidwitz
I am CurrencyWhitney Grady
Projekt 1065Alan Gratz
Roller GirlVictoria Jamieson
Same but DifferentHolly Robinson Peete
Be Light Like a BirdMonika Schroder
Salt to the Sea: A NovelRuta Sepetys
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Steve Sheinkin

High School      
The Wrath and the DawnRenee Ahdieh
Three Dark Crowns: When Kingdom Come, There Will be OneKendare Blake
The SeasonJonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer
Girl in Pieces Kathleen Glasgow
My Lady JaneCynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Illuminae Amie Kaufman
The Female of the SpeciesMindy McGinnis
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African ChildhoodTrevor Noah
Every Exquisite ThingMatthew Quick
Carve the MarkVeronica Roth