Iowa Teen AwardNominee

Given by Iowa Association of School Librarians (IASL)

Other Names: Iowa Teen Choice Award
584 Works / 585 Items 837,289 Books 33,047 Reviews ½ 4.0

Purpose of the Iowa Teen Award

To encourage to read more and better books

To provide an avenue for positive dialogue between teachers, parents, and students about books and authors

To give recognition

show more to those who write books for 6th - 9th grades.

To provide students an opportunity to choose a book to receive the award

To offer an avenue for students to suggest books for the yearly reading list

The Iowa Teen Award is unique in that it gives students an opportunity to choose the book to receive the award and to suggest books for the yearly reading list. show less

Stages:
All, Winner (38), Nominee (585)
Years:
All, 2024 (14), 2023 (15), 2022 (15), 2021 (15), 2020 (13), 2019 (15), 2018 (15), 2017 (15), 2016 (14), 2015 (14), 2014 (14), 2013 (15), 2012 (13), 2011 (8), 2010 (7), 2009 (15), 2008 (15), 2007 (15), 2006 (14), 2005 (14), 2004 (14), 2003 (14), 2002 (14), 2001 (15), 2000 (14), 1999 (14), 1998 (14), 1997 (14), 1996 (15), 1995 (15), 1994 (14), 1993 (14), 1992 (13), 1991 (14), 1990 (13), 1989 (19), 1988 (19), 1987 (19), 1986 (19), 1985 (23)

Nominee 585

WorkYear
The Canyon's Edge by Dusti Bowling2024
Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs2024
Huda F Are You? by Huda Fahmy2024
Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone2024
A-Okay by Jarad Greene2024
War Stories by Gordon Korman2024
The List of Unspeakable Fears by J. Kasper Kramer2024
When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord2024
Ain't Burned All the Bright by Jason Reynolds2024
The Witch, The Sword, and the Cursed Knights by Alexandria Rogers2024
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys2024
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin2024
The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga2024
Long Lost by Jacqueline West2024
Ground Zero by Alan Gratz2023
Breathing Underwater by Sarah Allen2023
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes2023
Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2023
All This Time by Mikki Daughtry2023
Starfish by Lisa Fipps2023
One Year at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks2023
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko2023
Becoming by Michelle Obama2023
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds2023
Just Like That by Gary D. Schmidt2023
Go with the Flow by Karen Schneemann2023
Roll with It by Jamie Sumner2023
Love Is a Revolution by Renée Watson2023
Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon2023
You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook2022
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden2022
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya2022
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi2022
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir by Nikki Grimes2022
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly2022
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee2022
The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu2022
What Lane? by Torrey Maldonado2022
Dear Sweet Pea by Julie Murphy2022
Free Lunch by Rex Ogle2022
Bloom by Kenneth Oppel2022
Wildfire: A Novel by Rodman Philbrick2022
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds2022
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga2022
Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott2021
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson2021
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling2021
The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden2021
Illegal by Eoin Colfer2021
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart2021
Missing Mike by Shari Green2021
Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald2021
Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other by Craig Grossi2021
Hooper by Geoff Herbach2021
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka2021
Tight by Torrey Maldonado2021
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson2021
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater2021
Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry2021
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus2020
Solo by Kwame Alexander2020
Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty2020
The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin2020
Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White by John Feinstein2020
Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart2020
Refugee by Alan Gratz2020
Ugly by Robert Hoge2020
Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand2020
The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall2020
The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby2020
Saving Red by Sonya Sones2020
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by ND Stevenson2020
Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch2019
Booked by Kwame Alexander2019
NEED by Joelle Charbonneau2019
Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz2019
The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry2019
Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key2019
Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles2019
Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee2019
Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson2019
Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen2019
I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest2019
Ghost by Jason Reynolds2019
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly2019
Scythe by Neal Shusterman2019
Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead2019
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander2018
Swagger by Carl Deuker2018
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Martin Ganda2018
Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff2018
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry2018
The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn Holmes2018
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson2018
The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson2018
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart2018
SYLO (The SYLO Chronicles) by D. J. MacHale2018
If You're Reading This by Trent Reedy2018
The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice2018
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt2018
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys2018
The One Safe Place by Tania Unsworth2018
Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman2017
Guitar Notes by Mary Amato2017
The Iron Trial by Holly Black2017
All Fall Down by Ally Carter2017
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau2017
Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking: A 14 Day Mystery by Erin Dionne2017
Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg2017
The Walk On by John Feinstein2017
Don't Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon2017
The Body in the Woods: A Point Last Seen Mystery by April Henry2017
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen2017
The Bridge From Me to You by Lisa Schroeder2017
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin2017
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake2017
Blackout by Robison Wells2017
Skinny by Donna Cooner2016
Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein2016
Unstoppable by Tim Green2016
The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch2016
See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles2016
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne2016
QB 1 by Mike Lupica2016
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen2016
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt2016
Code of Silence: Living a Lie Comes with a Price (Code of Silence Novel, A) by Tim Shoemaker2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan2016
Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool2016
Crow by Barbara Wright2016
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen2015
The Outcasts by John Flanagan2015
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz2015
Girl, Stolen by April Henry2015
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt2015
Ungifted by Gordon Korman2015
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine2015
True Legend by Mike Lupica2015
Vietnam #1: I Pledge Allegiance by Chris Lynch2015
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs2015
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan2015
Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi2015
Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick2015
Variant by Robison Wells2015
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare2014
The Roar by Emma Clayton2014
Wild Life by Cynthia DeFelice2014
What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen2014
The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans2014
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson2014
A Spy in the House by Y. S. Lee2014
Legend by Marie Lu2014
Cinder by Marissa Meyer2014
This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel2014
Wonder by R. J. Palacio2014
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan2014
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys2014
Bruiser by Neal Shusterman2014
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore2013
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson2013
The Truth about Truman School by Dori Hillestad Butler2013
The Maze Runner by James Dashner2013
Payback Time by Carl Deuker2013
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen2013
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper2013
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher2013
The Big Field by Mike Lupica2013
Ruined by Paula Morris2013
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers2013
Virals by Kathy Reichs2013
Lost in the River of Grass by Ginny Rorby2013
Artichoke's Heart by Suzanne Supplee2013
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld2013
The Last Thing I Remember by Andrew Klavan2012
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin2012
All The Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg2012
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen2012
Beastly by Alex Flinn2012
Operation Yes by Sara Lewis Holmes2012
Pop by Gordon Korman2012
Boost by Kathy Mackel2012
Purple Heart by Patricia McCormick2012
Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers2012
Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen2012
Unwind by Neal Shusterman2012
After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick2012
Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham2011
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti2011
The Compound by S.A. Bodeen2011
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor2011
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell2011
Football Genius by Tim Green2011
Scat by Carl Hiaasen2011
Notes From The Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick2011
Gym Candy by Carl Deuker2010
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie2010
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor2010
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne2010
Invisible by Pete Hautman2010
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata2010
Peak by Roland Smith2010
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan2009
Down the Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams2009
Crackback by John Coy2009
Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings2009
The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen2009
Blood Red Horse by K. M. Grant2009
Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs2009
Firestorm by David Klass2009
Heat by Mike Lupica2009
Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock2009
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer2009
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy2009
Amazing Grace by Megan Shull2009
Can't Get There from Here by Todd Strasser2009
Listen! by Stephanie S. Tolan2009
Eragon by Christopher Paolini2008
The Perfect Shot by Elaine Marie Alphin2008
Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac2008
Runner by Carl Deuker2008
The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau2008
Stumptown Kid by Carol Gorman2008
Flush by Carl Hiaasen2008
Travel Team by Mike Lupica2008
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel2008
Small Steps by Louis Sachar2008
Drums, Girls, And Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick2008
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli2008
So B. It by Sarah Weeks2008
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld2008
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin2008
One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies by Sonya Sones2007
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko2007
Daniel Half-Human by David Chotjewitz2007
Iqbal by Francesco D'Adamo2007
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer2007
Last Shot by John Feinstein2007
Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris2007
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke2007
Escape from Memory by Margaret Peterson Haddix2007
The Last Chance Texaco by Brent Hartinger2007
The First Part Last by Angela Johnson2007
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E. L. Konigsburg2007
Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman2007
A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin2007
Freaky Green Eyes by Joyce Carol Oates2007
Ashes of Roses by Mary Jane Auch2006
Hanging on to Max by Margaret Bechard2006
Storm Catchers by Tim Bowler2006
Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe2006
High Heat by Carl Deuker2006
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau2006
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer2006
Grape Thief by Kristine L. Franklin2006
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen2006
Soldier Boys by Dean Hughes2006
A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass2006
A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor by Harry Mazer2006
Waiting for Sarah by Bruce McBay2006
Street Magic by Tamora Pierce2006
Counterfeit Son by Elaine Marie Alphin2005
Forgotten Fire by Adam Bagdasarian2005
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements2005
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer2005
Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell2005
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke2005
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff2005
Lake of Secrets by Lael Littke2005
Girlhearts by Norma Fox Mazer2005
Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates2005
Zach's Lie by Roland Smith2005
The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian2005
Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman2005
The Gadget by Paul Zindel2005
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson2004
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer2004
Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac2004
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen2004
Under a War-Torn Sky by L. M. Elliott2004
Among the Impostors by Margaret Peterson Haddix2004
Dancing In Cadillac Light by Kimberly Willis Holt2004
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy Hoobler2004
Visiting Miss Caples by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel2004
You Don't Know Me by David Klass2004
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen2004
Players by Joyce Sweeney2004
Katie.com: My Story by Katherine Tarbox2004
Soldier X by Don L. Wulffson2004
Skellig by David Almond2003
Bloomability by Sharon Creech2003
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman2003
Night Hoops by Carl Deuker2003
Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs2003
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt2003
Silent to the Bone by E. L. Konigsburg2003
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry2003
Define "Normal" by Julie Anne Peters2003
A Dance for Three (Laurel-Leaf Books) by Louise Plummer2003
The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci2003
Send One Angel Down by Virginia Frances Schwartz2003
Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan2003
When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune by Lori Aurelia Williams2003
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson2002
Life in the Fat Lane by Cherie Bennett2002
Broken Chords by Barbara Snow Gilbert2002
Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix2002
Kissing Doorknobs by Terry Spencer Hesser2002
The Maze by Will Hobbs2002
The Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan2002
Monster by Walter Dean Myers2002
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel2002
Within Reach: My Everest Story by Mark Pfetzer2002
A Door Near Here by Heather Quarles2002
Breaking Rank by Kristen D. Randle2002
Downsiders by Neal Shusterman2002
The Boxes by William Sleator2002
Annie's Baby: The Diary of Anonymous, a Pregnant Teenager by Anonymous2001
The Iron Ring by Lloyd Alexander2001
Tangerine by Edward Bloor2001
The Terrorist by Caroline B. Cooney2001
I Dream of Murder by Catherine Dexter2001
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos2001
Reaching Dustin by Vicki Grove2001
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix2001
Leaving Fishers by Margaret Peterson Haddix2001
My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt2001
Twelve Shots by Harry Mazer2001
Petey by Ben Mikaelsen2001
My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen2001
Remembering Mog by Colby F. Rodowsky2001
Hard Ball by Will Weaver2001
SOS Titanic by Eve Bunting2000
Lone Wolf by Kristine L. Franklin2000
Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey by Margaret Peterson Haddix2000
The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse2000
Twilight in Grace Falls by Natalie Honeycutt2000
Danger Zone by David Klass2000
Ice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor2000
Spirit Seeker by Joan Lowery Nixon2000
Sarny by Gary Paulsen2000
The Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. Randle2000
The Beasties by William Sleator2000
The True Colors of Caitlynne Jackson by Carol Lynch Williams2000
Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams2000
Turtle on a Fence Post by June Rae Wood2000
Thwonk by Joan Bauer1999
What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman1999
I Love You, I Hate You, Get Lost by Ellen Conford1999
Both Sides of Time / Out of Time by Caroline B. Cooney1999
Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech1999
Julie by Jean Craighead George1999
Far North by Will Hobbs1999
A Time for Dancing by Davida Wills Hurwin1999
California Blue by David Klass1999
Beyond the Burning Time by Kathryn Lasky1999
Don't Scream by Joan Lowery Nixon1999
Northern Lights by Philip Pullman1999
Farm Team by Will Weaver1999
Titanic Crossing by Barbara Williams1999
The Band by Carmen Adams1998
The Thief of Always by Clive Barker1998
Coverup by Jay Bennett1998
The Night Room by E. M. Goldman1998
Phoenix Rising by Karen Hesse1998
Winners And Losers by Stephen Hoffius1998
Winter of Fire by Sherryl Jordan1998
The Burning Time by Carol Matas1998
Fat Chance by Leslea Newman1998
Someone Was Watching by David Patneaude1998
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick1998
In My Father's House by Ann Rinaldi1998
Miriam's Well by Lois Ruby1998
When Pigs Fly by June Rae Wood1998
The Cry of the Wolf by Melvin Burgess1997
Driver's Ed by Caroline B. Cooney1997
The Rebounder by Thomas J. Dygard1997
Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo by Zlata Filipović1997
Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques1997
Real Heroes by Marilyn Kaye1997
The Chief by Robert Lipsyte1997
Daniel's Story by Carol Matas1997
Twice Taken by Susan Beth Pfeffer1997
Thirteen Going on Seven by Marilyn Sachs1997
Out of Nowhere by Ouida Sebestyen1997
It Happened to Nancy: By an Anonymous Teenager, A True Story from Her Diary by Anonymous Teenager1997
Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff1997
A Share of Freedom by June Rae Wood1997
Whatever Happened to Janie? by Caroline B. Cooney1996
Steal Away by Jennifer Armstrong1996
Squashed by Joan Bauer1996
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher1996
Heart of a Champion by Carl Deuker1996
Backfield Package by Thomas J. Dygard1996
Becca's Story by James D. Forman1996
The Wind Blows Backward by Mary Downing Hahn1996
Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs by Mary E. Lyons1996
Babyface by Norma Fox Mazer1996
Alice in April by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1996
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen1996
Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce1996
Time Windows by Kathryn Reiss1996
The Man Who Loved Clowns by June Rae Wood1996
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton1995
What You Don't Know Can Kill You by Fran Arrick1995
Where'd You Get the Gun, Billy? by Fran Arrick1995
Nothing but the Truth by Avi1995
Jayhawker by Patricia Beatty1995
Checking on the Moon by Jenny Davis1995
Who Killed My Daughter? by Lois Duncan1995
The Borning Room by Paul Fleischman1995
Dixie Storms by Barbara Hall1995
Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers1995
A Candidate for Murder by Joan Lowery Nixon1995
The Weekend Was Murder by Joan Lowery Nixon1995
Wolf by the Ears by Ann Rinaldi1995
There's a Girl in My Hammerlock by Jerry Spinelli1995
The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor1995
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi1994
Such Nice Kids by Eve Bunting1994
The Shadow Brothers by Ann Edwards Cannon1994
The Party's Over by Caroline B. Cooney1994
Children of the River by Linda Crew1994
A Different Season by David Klass1994
Heartbeat by Norma Mazer1994
Secret, Silent Screams by Joan Lowery Nixon1994
Canyons by Gary Paulsen1994
Speeding Bullet by Neal Shusterman1994
Charmed by Marilyn Singer1994
Sniper by Theodore Taylor1994
On Fortune's Wheel by Cynthia Voigt1994
Red Cap by G. Clifton Wisler1994
Sex Education by Jenny Davis1993
Monkey See, Monkey Do by Barthe DeClements1993
Forward Pass by Thomas J. Dygard1993
Show Me the Evidence by Alane Ferguson1993
Looking for Home by Jean Ferris1993
Tell Me How the Wind Sounds by Leslie Davis Guccione1993
Blade of the Poisoner by Douglas Hill1993
Can't Hear You Listening by Hadley Irwin1993
Anything to Win by Gloria Miklowitz1993
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen1993
How Could You Do It, Diane? by Stella Pevsner1993
Alien Child by Pamela Sargent1993
Life Without Friends by Ellen Emerson White1993
The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen1993
Say Goodnight, Gracie by Julie Reece Deaver1992
A Killing Freeze by Lynn Hall1992
At Risk by Alice Hoffman1992
Rusty Fertlanger, Ladys Man by Christi Killien1992
Wrestling With Honor by David Klass1992
West Against the Wind by Liza Ketchum Murrow1992
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers1992
Whispers from the Dead by Joan Lowery Nixon1992
The Voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen1992
Experiment in Terror by Bernal C. Payne1992
Voices after Midnight by Richard Peck1992
Buffalo Brenda by Jill Pinkwater1992
A Begonia for Miss Applebaum by Paul Zindel1992
Wolf Rider by Avi1991
The Tamarack Tree by Patricia Clapp1991
The Goats by Brock Cole1991
December Stillness by Mary Downing Hahn1991
Danger Dog by Lynn Hall1991
So Long at the Fair by Hadley Irwin1991
Moonwind by Louise Lawrence1991
Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird by Jean Little1991
FRESHMEN DETECTIVE BLUES by P.J. Petersen1991
My Underrated Year by Randy Powell1991
No Way Out by Ivy Ruckman1991
The Hostage by Theodore Taylor1991
The King of Hearts' Heart by Sam Teague1991
A Sending of Dragons by Jane Yolen1991
Permanent Connections by Sue Ellen Bridgers1990
Don't Blame the Music by Caroline B. Cooney1990
The Twisted Window by Lois Duncan1990
The Girl With the Crazy Brother by Betty Hyland1990
Kim/Kimi by Hadley Irwin1990
The Girl of His Dreams by Harry Mazer1990
After the Rain by Norma Fox Mazer1990
After the Bomb by Gloria D. Miklowitz1990
Jimmy D., Sidewinder, and Me by Otto R. Salassi1990
The Boy Who Reversed Himself by William Sleator1990
Walking Up a Rainbow by Theodore Taylor1990
Come a Stranger by Cynthia Voigt1990
Through the Hidden Door by Rosemary Wells1990
The Illyrian Adventure by Lloyd Alexander1989
A Royal Pain by Ellen Conford1989
Running Loose by Chris Crutcher1989
This Place Has No Atmosphere by Paula Danziger1989
Locked in Time by Lois Duncan1989
The Moonlight Man by Paula Fox1989
If Winter Comes by Lynn Hall1989
Don't Care High by Gordon Korman1989
Catalogue of the Universe by Margaret Mahy1989
The War Between the Classes by Gloria Miklowitz1989
Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell1989
In Summer Light by Zibby Oneal1989
Good-Bye to Good Ol' Charlie by P.J. Petersen1989
The Last Goodie: A Novel by Stephen Schwandt1989
Playing Murder by Sandra Scoppettone1989
Dead Birds Singing by Marc Talbert1989
Izzy, Willy-Nilly by Cynthia Voigt1989
The Man in the Woods by Rosemary Wells1989
Finding David Dolores by Margaret Willey1989
Strictly for Laughs by Ellen Conford1988
It's an Aardvark-Eat-Turtle World by Paula Danziger1988
Seventeen and In-between by Barthe DeClements1988
Wilderness Peril by Thomas J. Dygard1988
No Dragons to Slay by Jan Greenberg1988
Friends Are Like That by Patricia Hermes1988
Beyond the Divide by Kathryn Lasky1988
The Changeover by Margaret Mahy1988
When the Phone Rang by Harry Mazer1988
Buddies by Barbara Park1988
Come Sing, Jimmy Jo (A Puffin Novel) by Katherine Paterson1988
Remembering the Good Times by Richard Peck1988
Corky & the Brothers by P.J. Petersen1988
Truth or Dare by Susan Beth Pfeffer1988
Hit and Run by Joan Phipson1988
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman1988
Singularity by William Sleator1988
The Runner by Cynthia Voigt1988
Dragon's Blood by Jane Yolen1988
Roadside Valentine by C. S. Adler1987
Things are seldom what they seem by Sandy Asher1987
Walk Out a Brother by Thomas Baird1987
How Do You Lose Those Ninth Grade Blues? by Barthe DeClements1987
The Third Eye by Lois Duncan1987
Tournament Upstart by Thomas J. Dygard1987
One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox1987
Daphne's Book by Mary Downing Hahn1987
Downtown by Norma Fox Mazer1987
Aren't You the One Who...? by Frances A. Miller1987
First the Egg by Louise Moeri1987
Motown and Didi by Walter Dean Myers1987
Boll Weevil Express by P.J. Petersen1987
Nobody else can walk it for you: A novel by P.J. Petersen1987
In a Class by Herself by Ivy Ruckman1987
Fourteen by Marilyn Sachs1987
Interstellar Pig by William Sleator1987
Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush? by Jerry Spinelli1987
A Solitary Blue by Cynthia Voigt1987
When We First Met by Norma Fox Mazer1986
The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt by John Bellairs1986
Gimme an H, Gimme an E, Gimme an L, Gimme A P by Frank Bonham1986
Conrad's War by Andrew Davies1986
Rebound Caper by Thomas J. Dygard1986
Raspberry One by Charles Ferry1986
Love by any other name by June Foley1986
Pursuit by Michael French1986
In the Middle of a Rainbow by Barbara Girion1986
Hunter in the dark by Monica Hughes1986
This Strange New Feeling by Julius Lester1986
Cirak's Daughter by Charlotte MacLeod1986
I Will Call It Georgie's Blues by Suzanne Newton1986
Beanpole by Barbara Park1986
Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park1986
The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp by Richard Peck1986
Kirk's Law by Robert Newton Peck1986
Earthseed by Pamela Sargent1986
Give and Take by Tricia Springstubb1986
The Kestrel by Lloyd Alexander1985
Ace hits the big time by Barbara Beasley1985
Sweet Bells Jangled Out of Tune by Robin F. Brancato1985
The Divorce Express by Paula Danziger1985
Stranger with My Face by Lois Duncan1985
It's no crush, I'm in love! by June Foley1985
Morelli's Game by Patricia Lee Gauch1985
Al(exandra) the Great by Constance C. Greene1985
Wilted by Paul Kropp1985
A Shadow Like a Leopard by Myron Levoy1985
Jock and Jill: A novel by Robert Lipsyte1985
Dark but Full of Diamonds by Katie Letcher Lyle1985
Good Night, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian1985
Taking Terri Mueller by Norma Fox Mazer1985
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley1985
Death Run by Jim Murphy1985
A Formal Feeling by Zibby Oneal1985
Close Enough to Touch by Richard Peck1985
Would You Settle for the Improbable by P.J. Petersen1985
About David by Susan Beth Pfeffer1985
Matter of Time by Roni Schotter1985
Iou's by Ouida Sebestyen1985
Adorable Sunday by Marlene Fanta Shyer1985

Descriptions

Purpose of the Iowa Teen Award

To encourage to read more and better books

To provide an avenue for positive dialogue between teachers, parents, and students about books and authors

To give recognition to those who write books for 6th - 9th grades.

To provide students an opportunity to choose a book to receive the award

To offer an avenue for students to suggest books for the yearly reading list

The Iowa Teen Award is unique in that it gives students an opportunity to choose the book to receive the award and to suggest books for the yearly reading list.

(English, Award granter)
URL: https://www.iasl-ia.org/awards/book-awards/iowa-teen-award-6-9
The Annual Winner from these nominees. (English, Member-written)
To be eligible for the Iowa Teen Award, (Winners Here)books must (be):
* Published for young adults within the last three years
* Fiction or Nonfiction
* Represent a wide range of subjects and reading levels
* Represent fifteen different authors
* Represent different genres to as great an extent as is practical
* Appeal to readers of both genders and to the range of readers in grades 6-9
The following are NOT considered for inclusion on the list:
* Books in a series (i.e., Sweet Valley High, Hardy Boys, Fear Street)
* Books without a positive review from at least one major reviewing periodical
* Novelizations of movies or TV programs
* Newbery Winners (although Honor books are eligible)
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