Winners

Teen: Fiction (13-18 Years)
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2021 FINALISTS - TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS)

See below for the list of 2021 finalists in the TEEN: FICTION (13-18 YEARS) category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Register to attend the virtual award ceremony (May 11-14, 2021) to learn which book wins Gold.

The Camino Club
2021 Finalist

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.

Kid Sterling
2021 Finalist

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.

Lucid Design: Book One of the Designed Series
2021 Finalist

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.

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.

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.

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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