Winners

Teen: Fiction (13-18 Years)
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2022 WINNERS - TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS)

See below for the list of 2022 winners in the TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS) category, for books with a copyright date of 2021.

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A Light in the Sky
2022 Gold Winner

Author: Shina Reynolds

Publisher: Wink Road Press

ISBN: 978-1-7334511-1-6

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Aluma Banks takes to the skies on a quest to save her land and the people she loves from the darkness that threatens to consume them all. Red Queen meets The Scorpio Races in a high-flying new fantasy series filled with passion, betrayal, and adventure from debut author Shina Reynolds. 

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The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit: A Novel
2022 Silver Winner

Author: Sara Jane Loyster

Publisher: She Writes Press

ISBN: 978-1-64742-165-6

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A famous Victorian era painting of four sisters, a lonely teenage girl and the ugly secrets that tie them together. This time-travel tale effortlessly blends past and present, transporting readers between the world of the troubled Boit sisters, Paris in 1882, and the heroine’s own, Boston in 1963.

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The Lady or the Lion
2022 Silver Winner

Author: Aamna Qureshi

Publisher: CamCat Books

ISBN: 978-0-7443-0344-5

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A Pakistan-inspired fantasy, retelling the story of “The Lady or the Tiger?”, in which a fiercely loyal princess tries to prove her grandfather’s innocence in an attack on neighboring leaders, while she navigates forbidden love and court intrigues alongside the handsome ambassador determined to prove her wrong.

2021 WINNERS - TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS)

See below for the list of 2021 winners in the TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS) category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.

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Kid Sterling
2021 Gold Winner

Author: Christine Welldon

Publisher: Red Deer Press

ISBN: 9780889956162

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In this poignant coming of age young adult novel, Sterling Crawford is a young African American kid living in New Orleans in 1906 learning about jazz, the legendary Buddy Bolden and forced to face racism, a loaded justice system and racial barriers that divided a nation.

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The Camino Club
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Kevin Craig

Publisher: Duet Books (Interlude Press)

ISBN: 978-1-945053-97-9

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What would happen if The Breakfast Club had to walk Spain’s famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage instead of serving Saturday detention? 
Author Kevin Craig takes readers on the life-changing trek of a group of teenagers who become unlikely friends and learn the lessons of a lifetime.

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Lucid Design: Book One of the Designed Series
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Kate Tailor

Publisher: Fife Press, an imprint of Young Dragons Press

ISBN: 978-1-63373-543-9

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Raleigh learns the source of her lifelong blackouts is due to a hormone her body produces called Lucidin. It is used in an unknown world of drugs, evil, and manipulation. Raleigh must leave her family and learn to survive in this frightening new reality or get caught in the crossfire.

2020 WINNERS - TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS)

See below for the list of 2020 winners in the TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS) category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.

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The Next to Last Mistake
2020 Gold Winner

Author: Amalie Jahn

Publisher: Light Messages Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-61153-264-7

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Tess is forced out of her comfort zone when her father’s reenlisting in the Army moves her across country into a world she knows nothing about.

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Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy
2020 Silver Winner

Author: R. Scott Boyer

Publisher: Koehler Books

ISBN: 978-1-63393-745-1

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Abducted to a secluded monastery in Tibet, Bobby must navigate a cesspool of conspiracy and betrayal to uncover ominous family secrets and unlock paranormal abilities.

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Street of Storytellers
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Doug Wilhelm

Publisher: Rootstock Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-57869-016-9

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In an ancient crossroads city in Northwest Pakistan in December 1984, a young American gets dangerously caught between the opposite energies of extremism and music.

 
 
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