You can get many of these books through your school library or online using Mackin VIA, a reading app provided in your AISD Portal.
Browse Award winners from TLA
Browse Award lists from YALSA
(Young Adult Library Services Association,
a division of the American Library Association)
"The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18." - ala.org
"The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature." - ala.org
Given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
Recommended titles for youth from birth to age 18 that contain significant and authentic gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, queer, or questioning (GLBTQ) content.
For a comprehensive list of book awards, visit https://www.booklistonline.com/book-awards