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Arkansas Teen Book Award


Posters and bookmarks for the 2019-2020 nominees are available from the Arkansas State Library.  Contact Ruth Hyatt via email

The purpose of this award is to encourage young adults across Arkansas to read.  The award recognizes books in two divisions: Level 1, 7th-9th grade and Level 2, 10th-12th grade.

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Arkansas Teen Book Award Website   

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Level One Nominees for the 2019-2020 award

  1. ‚ÄčHey Kiddo – Jarrett Krosockza
  2. I am Still Alive    Kate Alice Marshall
  3. Sadie     Courtney Summers
  4. Illegal        Eoin Colfer
  5. The Cruel Prince     Holly Black

Level Two Nominees for the 2019-2020 award

  1. The Poet X       Elizabeth Acevedo
  2. Speak           Laurie Halse Anderson
  3. Truly Devious     Maureen Johnson
  4. On the Come Up       Angie Thomas
  5. Darius the Great is Not Okay      Adib Khorram

Past winners 

2019 - PDF

Past Reading Lists

Contact Information  

Whether you would like to become a future reader, recommend titles, or throw questions or comments our way, please contact the steering committee through one of the following:

Arkansas State Library
900 W. Capitol, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR 72201
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