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Congratulations to Scholastic's 2013 ALA Award Winning, Best of, and Notable Books

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12

Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.

See the list of Scholastic's winners below and visit the ALA website for a complete list of winners and honorees.

2013 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

2013 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

2013 Stonewall Honor Book

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

2013 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

2013 ALA Rainbow Project List

Drama by Raina Telgemeier (A Top Ten Rainbow List Title)

The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to Their Younger Selves ed. Sarah Moon (A Top Ten Rainbow List Title)

2013 ALA Notable Children's Books

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Unspoken: A Story of the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

2013 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults

The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron

The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen

The Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki

The Encyclopedia of Me by Karen Rivers

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (A Top Ten Best Fiction Title for Young Adults)

The List by Siobhan Vivian

2013 ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens

Drama by Raina Telgemeier (A Top Ten Great Graphic Novel for Teens)

Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

Pandemonium by Chris Wooding, illus. Cassandra Diaz

2013 ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

Vietnam series by Chris Lynch (A Top Ten Quick Pick for Young Adults)

2013 ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg (A Top Ten Popular Paperback for Young Adults)

Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick

Drama by Raina Telgemeier (A Top Ten Popular Paperback for Young Adults)

Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah

All the Broken Pieces by Ann Burg

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Losers by Matthue Roth

Green Heart by Alice Hoffman

Bluford High: Search for Safety by John Langan

Trapped by Michael Northrop

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

2013 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project (Social Responsibilities Round Table Feminist Taskforce)

Here Come the Girl Scouts by Shana Corey, illus. Hadley Hooper

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

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