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Arkansas Teen Book Awards

2016-2017 Reading List Young Adults in grades 7th-9th

Title Author
The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall Katie Alender
The Thing About Jellyfish Ali Benjamin
The Last Leaves Falling Sarah Benwell
Need Joelle Charbonneau
No Such Person Caroline B. Cooney
Prison Island: A Graphic Memoir Colleen Frakes
Nightfall Jack Halpern and Collen Frakes
The Start of Me and You Emery Lord
Devoted Jennifer Mathieu
inherit Midnight Kate Kae Myers
Friends for Life Andrew Norriss
Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound Andrea Davis Pickney
I Am Princess X Cherie Priest
Daughter of Deep Silence Carrie Ryan
The Hired Girl Laura Amy Schlitz
Lumberjanes, Volume 1 Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis
Nimona Noelle Stevenson
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B Teresa Toten
Speak a Word for Freedom: Women against Slavery Janet Willen and Marjorie Gann
Lies I told 

Michelle Zink 

2016-2017 Reading List 10th-12th Grades

Title Author
The Wrath and the Dawn Renee Ahdieh
The Masked Truth  Kelly Armstrong
Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo
Emmy and Oliver Robin Benway
The Game of Love and Death Martha Brockenbrough
The Awesome Eva Darrows 
The Dead I know Scot Gardner
None of the Above I.W. Gregorio
What We Saw Aaron Hartzler
Magonia Maria Dahvana Headley
Hunter Mercedes Lackey
Descender, Volume 1: Tin Stars Jeff Lemire
A Court of Thornes and Roses Sarah J. Maas
Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army Georg Rauch
Denton Little's Deathdate Lance Rubin
Bone Gap Laura Ruby
Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey Ozge Samanci
Your Voice Is All I Hear Leah Scheier
Challenger Deep Neal Shusterman
Liars, Inc. 

Paula Stokes

An Ember in the Ashes Sabaa Tahir