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Readers' Choice Award Winners: Home

From the Monarch Award to Goodreads Readers Choice, every book here has won an award decided by its readers!

Readers' Choice

Every one of the books celebrated here has won a readers' choice award (or is a runner-up)! Awards include:

Wondering why a book pops up more than once? That's because they're listed by award! So if a book has gotten more than one readers' choice award, or is a readers' choice award runner-up for more than one award, you'll find it listed under both awards.

Still curious? Looking for more readers' choice awards to share with your future students? Talk to your liaison librarian today!

Monarch Awards

Claymates by Dev Petty and Lauren Eldridge

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson

Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean

Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown

Bluestem Awards

El Deafo by Cece Bell and David Lasky

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt Mullaly

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Wish by Barbara O'Connor 

Caudill Awards

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen 

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Lincoln Awards

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 

Scythe by Neal Schusterman

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Golden Archer Awards

Projekt 1065 by Alan Gratz (Middle School/Junior High School division) 

Pax by Sara Pennypacker (Intermediate Division) 

The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner (Senior Division) 

Goodreads Choice Awards

Love, Hate, & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys 

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

YALSA Teens Top Ten

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green 

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

Yo No Soy Tu Perfecta Hija Mexicana by Erika L. Sánchez

Scythe by Neal Schusterman

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys 

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Young Hoosier Award

This Is My Book! by Mark Pett (Picture book)

Maxi's Secrets by Lynn Plourde (Intermediate) 

Scythe by Neal Schusterman (Middle grade)

Additional Readers' Choice Awards!

There are so many other readers' choice awards! These books have all won or placed in the voting for a readers' choice award.

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (Texas Bluebonnet Award)

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi (Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice Master List, 2019)

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (People's Choice Awards Favorite Fantasy)

International Literacy Association Young Adults' Choices

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds 

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Septys

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Undocumented: A Worker's Fight by Duncan Tonatiuh

Piecing Me Together by Renée Wilson 

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

International Literacy Association Children's Choices

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth & illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Malala: Activist for Girls' Education by Raphaële Frier and illustrated by Aurélia Fronty

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen 

This Is My Book! by Mark Pett

Danza! Amalia Hernández and el Ballet Folklórico de México written & illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh 

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras written & illustrated by Dunca Tonatiuh

An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! written & illustrated by Mo Willems (Children's Choices) 

Young Readers' Choice Award

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (senior)

El Deafo by Cece Bell and David Lasky (junior)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (senior)

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (junior)

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