Young Adult Book Award

Nominees and Materials



List of Titles Activity Guides and Other Resources  Winner
24-25 Nominees

24-25 YABA Brochure

24-25 YABA Slides (pdf)

24-25 YABA Slideshow

23-24 Nominees

23-24 Activity Guides 

 23-24 YABA Brochure

23-24 Book Talk Video 

23-24 PowerPoint

23-24 PowerPoint (PDF)

22-23 Nominees

22-23 Activity Guides

22-23 Brochure

22-23 PowerPoint

22-23 Video

 The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
21-22 Nominees

21-22 Activity Guides

21-22 Brochure

21-22 PowerPoint

21-22 Book Talk Video (Full)

21-22 Individual Flipgrid Book Talk Videos

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller
20-21 Nominees

20-21 Activity Guides (NEW: includes genre tags and state/national library standards)

20-21 Brochure

20-21 PowerPoint

20-21 Promotional Video 

20-21 One-page list of nominees

Youtube playlist of trailers

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
19-20 YABA Nominees 19-20 Trailer
19-20 Activity Guide
19-20 Powerpoint
19-20 Brochure
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus 
18-19 YABA Nominees

18-19 Brochure
18-19 Activity Guide
18-19 Powerpoint
Audio Files of Book Talks
Best of the Rest Bookmark
18-19 Trailers

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
17-18 YABA Nominees

 17-18 Brochure
 17-18 Activity Guide          17-18 YABA Presentation    17-18 "Best of the Rest"

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon 
16-17 YABA Nominees

16-17 YABA Activity Guide
16-17 YABA Brochure
16-17 YABA Presentation
16-17 "Best of the Rest"

Red Queen
by Victoria Aveyard
15-16 YABA Nominees

15-16 YABA Activity Guide
Nominee Book Trailers
Google Slides Presentation

The 5th Wave
by Rick Yancey
14-15 YABA Nominees

14-15 YABA Activity Guide
Youtube Channel of Trailers
Nominee summaries
Animoto Promo by Kelly Knight 14-15 Promo by Committee

Alice in Zombieland
by Gena Showalter
*Apologies for missing content
* Previous years can be found on the Book Award Resources Page.


YABA Student Participation Certificate

Past Young Adult Book Award  Winners



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Updated 23 January 2024