Youth Award Books--Nominees and Winners


2016-2017 Gateway Nominees

Author Title
Red Rising Pierce Brown
We Were Liars

E. Lockart

Love and Other Foreign Words Erin McCahan
Don't Look Back Jennifer L. Armentrout
The Book of Ivy Amy Engel
The Winner's Curse Marie Rutkoski
Made for You Melissa Marr
Free to Fall Lauren Miller
The Kiss of Deception Mary E. Pearson

Lynne Matson

Torn Away Jennifer Brown
Call Me by My Name John Ed Bradley
Since You've Been Gone Morgan Matson
Some Boys Patty Blount

2016-2017 Mark Twain Nominees

Title Author
The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky Holly Schindler
Rain Reign Ann M. Martin
Pennyroyal Academy M.A. Larson
All Four Stars Tara Dairman
A Million Ways Home Dianna Dorisi-Winget
Zane and the Hurricane Rodman Philbrick
Half a Chance Cynthia Lord
Loot: How to Steal a Fortune Jude Watson
Space Case Stuart Gibbs
Pack of Dorks Beth Vrabel
Red Berries White Clouds Blue Sky Sandra Dallas
The Missing Pieces of Me Jean Van Leeuwan

2016-2017 Show Me Readers Nominees

Title Author
Yoda: the Story of a Cat and His Kittens Beth Stern
Gaston Keely DiPucchio
Magic: the Heart of the House Kathi Applet
The Tooth Fairy Wars Kate Coombs
Ivan: the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla Katherine Applegate
A Mom for Umande Maria Faulconer
Ninja Red Riding Hood Corey Rosen Schwartz
Strongheart: the World's First Movie Star Dog Emmily Arnold McCully
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas Lynne Cox
I Love You Just Enough Robby Smith van Frankenhuyzen

2016-2017 Truman Readers Award Nominees

Author Title
Pieces of Me Amber Kizer
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek Maya Van Wagenen
Grandmaster David Klass
The Body in the Woods April Henry
Buzz Kill Beth Fantaskey
Midnight Thief Livia Blackburne
Famous Last Words Katie Alender
Falls the Shadow Stefanie Gaither
Just a Drop of Water Kerry O'Malley Cerra
I Have a Bad Feeling About This Jeff Strand
The Blood Guard Carter Roy
Codename Zero Chris Rylander