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Book awards: Street Literature Book Award

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March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) by John Lewis
The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister SouljahFiction, 2000
True to the Game : a Teri Woods fable by Teri WoodsFiction, 2000
The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac ShakurNon-Fiction, 2000
Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago by LeAlan JonesHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2000
Heavy in the Game by J LoveFiction, 2001
Bodega Dreams by Ernesto QuinonezHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2001
Angry Blonde by EminemNon-Fiction, 2001
No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City by Katherine S. NwemanHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2001
B-More Careful by Shannon HolmesFiction, 2002
Let That Be the Reason: A Novel by Vickie M. StringerFiction, 2003
Erasure by Percival EverettHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2003
In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio by Philippe BourgoisNon-Fiction, 2003
Dutch by Teri WoodsFiction, 2004
E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX by DMXNon-Fiction, 2004
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlancHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2004
Bitch by Deja KingFiction, 2005
Wifey by Kiki SwinsonFiction, 2005
Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop by Imani PerryNon-Fiction, 2005
Hoodlum: A Novel by K'wanFiction, 2006
Dymond in the Rough (Platinum Teen) by PreciousHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2006
From Pieces to Weight: Once Upon a Time in Southside Queens by 50 CentNon-Fiction, 2006
The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours: The Poetry of Jill Scott by Jill ScottHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2006
Second Chance by L. DivineFiction, 2007
The House on Childress Street: A Memoir by Kenji JasperNon-Fiction, 2007
Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography by Andrew HelferHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2007
Every Thug Needs a Lady by Wahida ClarkFiction, 2008
To Live and Die in Harlem by Relentless AaronFiction, 2008
True to the Game II: GENA by Teri WoodsHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2008
Grace After Midnight by Felicia PearsonNon-Fiction, 2008
Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop by Jeff ChangHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2008
Midnight: A Gangster Love Story by Sister SouljahFiction, 2009
Black Widow by Nikki TurnerHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2009
Thug Politics by DutchHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2009
True to the Game III: QUADIR by Teri WoodsHonorable Mention, Fiction, 2009
War of the Bloods in My Veins: A Street Soldier's March Toward Redemption by DaShaun "Jiwe" MorrisNon-Fiction, 2009
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve LopezHonorable Mention, Non-Fiction, 2009
The Cartel 2: Tales of the Murda Mamas by Ashley ColemanAdult Fiction, 2010
Alibi by Teri WoodsHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2010
Ghetto Superstar by Nikki TurnerHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2010
Ice (Triple Crown Publications Presents) by Will RobbinsHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2010
A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison by R. Dwayne BettsAdult Non-Fiction, 2010
Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor by Sudhir Alladi VenkateshHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2010
Decoded by Jay-Z2011
Damaged by Kia DuPreeHonoree, 2011
Diary of A Young Girl by Mark AnthonyHonoree, 2011
Welfare Wifeys: A Hood Rat Novel by K'wanHonoree, 2011
Eviction Notice: A Hood Rat Novel (Hood Rat Novels) by K'wanAdult Fiction, 2012
Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless by Kiki SwinsonHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2012
Murderville by Ashley ColemanHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2012
One Day It'll All Make Sense by CommonAdult Non-Fiction, 2012
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Mara ShalhoupHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2012
Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood by Ice-THonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2012
Power & Beauty: A Love Story of Life on the Streets by Tip "T.I." HarrisHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2012
Upgrade U by Ni-Ni SimoneYoung Adult Literature, 2012
Drama High: So, So Hood by L. DivineHonoree, Young Adult Literature, 2012
Priceless Inspirations by Antonia CarterHonoree, Young Adult Literature, 2012
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. NeriSpecial Category: Emerging Classic, 2012
Animal by K'wanAdult Fiction & Special Category: Emerging Classic, 2013
Coca Kola - The Baddest Chick by Nisa SantiagoHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2013
Get It Girls: A Harlem Girl Lost Novel by Treasure BlueHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2013
Murder Was the Case by Kiki SwinsonHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2013
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle AlexanderAdult Non-Fiction, 2013
Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office by Zack O'Malley GreenburgHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2013
A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball by Dwyane WadeHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2013
Purpose: An Immigrant's Story by Wyclef JeanHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2013
On The Flip Side (Fab Life) by Nikki CarterYoung Adult Literature, 2013
Back to Me (Kimani Tru) by Earl SewellHonoree, Young Adult Fiction, 2013
How to Get Out of Your Own Way by Tyrese GibsonHonoree, Young Adult Fiction, 2013
Shattered by Kia DuPreeHonoree, Young Adult Fiction, 2013
Honor Thy Thug by Wahida ClarkAdult Fiction, 2014
Fly Betty (Harlem Girl Lost Novels) by Treasure BlueHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2014
Green-Eyed Monster by Ashley ColemanHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2014
Murderville 3: The Black Dahlia by Ashley ColemanHonoree, Adult Fiction, 2014
Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones by Hill HarperAdult Non-Fiction, 2014
Mom & Me & Mom by Maya AngelouHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2014
Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation by QuestloveHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2014
Undisputed Truth by Mike TysonHonoree, Adult Non-Fiction, 2014
50 Cent (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Chris Brown (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Drake (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Jay-Z (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Kanye West (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Lil Wayne (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Niki Minaj (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Pitbull (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Rihanna (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Usher (Hip-Hop Biographies) by Saddleback Educational Publishing[Saddleback Hip-Hop Biography Series], Young Adult Literature, 2014
Butterfly: A Novel by Sylvester StephensHonoree, Young Adult Literature, 2014
Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle DouglasHonoree, Young Adult Literature, 2014
Way Too Much Drama (Harlequin Kimani TRU) by Earl SewellHonoree, Young Adult Literature, 2014
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesAdult Non-Fiction, 2016
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff HobbsAdult Non-Fiction Honoree, 2016
King Divas by De'nesha DiamondAdult Fiction, 2016; eBook Fiction, 2016
Animal 3: Revelations by K'wanAdult Fiction Honoree, 2016
March: Book Two by John LewisGraphic Novel, 2016
Legend of the Mantamaji: Book 3 (Legend of Mantamaji): A Sci-Fi, Fantasy Graphic Novel by Eric Dean SeatonGraphic Novel Honoree, 2016
Slugg: A Boy's Life in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Tony Lewis Jr.eBook Non-Fiction, 2016
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline WoodsonYoung Adult Literature, 2016
The Crossover by Kwame AlexanderEmerging Classic, 2016

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The 2016 Street Literature Book Award Medal (SLBAM) Committee is excited to announce the award winners for 2015 publications. The following winners and honorees were nominated based on popular demand of books as read and circulated by the reading public in school, academic, and public library settings throughout the nation. SLBAM honors what street lit readers are reading and deeming as their best authors and titles for the 2015 publication year.

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