This past week the American Library Association announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Boston. For a full list of all awards, including Honor Books, check out the Youth Media Awards roundup. You can click on the titles below to request a copy of these award-winning books.

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults: Bone Gap,” written by Laura Ruby

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Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience:
Fish in a Tree,” written by Lynda Mullaly Hunt and “The War that Saved My Life,” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley are the winners of the middle-school (ages 11-13).

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The teen (ages 13-18) award winner is “The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B,” written by Teresa Toten

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Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences:
All Involved,” by Ryan Gattis

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Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Bones & All,” by Camille DeAngelis

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Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits,” by David Wong

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Girl at War,” by Sara Nović

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Half the World,” by Joe Abercrombie

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Humans of New York: Stories,” by Brandon Stanton

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Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League,” by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

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The Unraveling of Mercy Louis,” by Keija Parssinen

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Stonewall Book Award - Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience: The Porcupine of Truth,” written by Bill Konigsberg

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William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,” written by Becky Albertalli

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YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults: Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War,” written by Steve Sheinkin 

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