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Awards For Teen Literature

Alex Awards
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/alexawards/alexawards.cfm
The Alex Awards are given annually to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults.
Margaret A. Edwards Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/margaretaedwards/margaretedwards.cfm
The Edwards Award honors an author and a specific work for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens.
William C. Morris Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/morris/morrisaward.cfm
The Morris Award honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author. The first award will be given in 2009.
Odyssey Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/odyssey/odyssey.cfm
This award honors the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
Michael L. Printz Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm
This award honors excellence in literature written for young adults.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/nonfiction/nonfiction.cfm
YALSA's newest award will honor the best nonfiction book for young adults; the first winner will be named in 2010.

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