Tween Award Winners

Looking for an award winning title? I’ve compiled a list of recent tween book award winners (awarded within the past 2 years). As always, please comment with your own suggestions if I have missed any inadvertently!

Black Eyed Susan Award Winners
2011- 11 Birthdays by Maas: Ages 9-11

” 11 Birthdays is one of those books that although I’ve read it a while ago, every little detail is still fresh in my mind.” -Cindy from Fantasy Book Critic

2011- The Compound by Bodeen: Ages 11-14
2010- Swindle by Korman: Ages 9-11
2010- Schooled by Korman: Ages 9-11

Michael K. Printz Award Winners

2011- Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

” Teenagers don’t see dystopias as dystopias; they see them as barely fictional representations of their day-to-day lives.”-Patrick Ness, The Guardian

2010- Going Bovine by Libba Bray

“Libba Bray not only breaks the mold of the ubiquitous dying-teenager genre — she smashes it and grinds the tiny pieces into the sidewalk. For the record, I’d go anywhere she wanted to take me.”- Lisa Von Drasek, New York Times Review

Newberry Award Winners

2011- Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vaderpool

“This unique tale reminded me very much of Richard Peck’s Fair Weather series with great characters and unique plot twists, but with a more poignant ending.”-Girls In the Stacks

2010- When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

“Even though there were some points when I wasn’t really sure what was going on, it was easy to pick up, and the ending really makes it worth it.” –NewYorkGirl, the Guardian

Coretta Scott Author Award Winners

2011- One Crazy Summer by Rita William-Garcia

“In “One Crazy Summer” Williams-Garcia presents a child’s-eye view of the Black Panther movement within a powerful and affecting story of sisterhood and motherhood.”- Monica Edinger, The New York Times

2010- Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Scott O’Dell Award Winners

2011- One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

2010- The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan

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Award Winning Children’s Books


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