Arkansas Teen Book Award

Arkansas Teen Book Award Wiki

Vote Here for the 2016-2017 Arkansas Teen Book Award. Teens can submit their vote from November 1st through August 31st. 

2015-2016 Winners:  The Crossover by Kwame Alexander and Loop by Karen Akins

2015-2016 Runners Up: To All the Boys I've Loved by Jenny Hann, Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson, Girls Like Us by Gail Giles, and Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy


Arkansas Teen Book Award
2016-2017 Reading List (Vote will be held in Aug. 2017)


Arkansas Teen Book Award 

2016-2017 Voting List 

Level 1 Grades 7-9


The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender 

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin 

The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell 

Need by Joelle Charbonneau 

No Such Person by Caroline B. Cooney 

Prison Island: A Graphic Memoir by Colleen Frakes 

Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski 

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord 

Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu 

Inherit Midnight by Kate Kae Myers 

Friends for Life by Andrew Norriss 

Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney 

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest 

Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan 

The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz 

Lumberjanes, Volume 1 by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis 

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson 

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten 

Speak a Word for Freedom: Women against Slavery by Janet Willen & Marjorie Gann 

Lies I Told by Michelle Zink 


Arkansas Teen Book Award 

2016-2017 Voting List 

Level 2 Grades 10-12


The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh 

The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong 

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 

Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway 

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough 

The Awesome by Eva Darrows 

The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner 

None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio 

What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler 

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley 

Hunter by Mercedes Lackey 

Descender, Volume 1: Tin Stars by Jeff Lemire 

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas 

Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler’s Army by Georg Rauch 

Denton Little’s Deathdate by Lance Rubin 

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby 

Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey by Ozge Samanci 

Your Voice Is All I Hear by Leah Scheier 

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman 

Liars, Inc. by Paula Stokes 

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir