Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature

Award added in 1998.

 

Selezione2012

Ask the Passengers

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2012

di A. S. King

Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the backyard...


Selezione2011

The Big Crunch

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2011

di Pete Hautman

A funny, clear-eyed view of the realities of teenage love from National Book Award winner Pete Hautman. Jen and Wes do not "meet cute." They do not fall in love at first sight. They do not swoon with scorching...


Selezione2010

A Conspiracy of Kings

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2010

di Megan Whalen Turner

Sophos, under the guidance of yet another tutor, practices his swordplay and strategizes escape scenarios should his father's villa come under attack. How would he save his mother? His sisters? Himself? Could...


Selezione2009

Marching For Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2009

di Elizabeth Partridge

An inspiring look at the fight for the vote, by an award-winning author Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement...


Selezione2007

Predator Cities #4: A Darkling Plain

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2007

di Philip Reeve

The final book of the thrilling Mortal Engines series! London is a radioactive ruin. But Tom and Wren discover that the old predator city hides an awesome secret that could bring an end to the war. But as they...


Selezione2006

Tyrell

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2006

di Coe Booth

An astonishing new voice in teen literature, writing what is sure to be one of the most talked-about debuts of the year. Tyrell is a young African-American teen who can't get a break. He's living (for now) with...


Selezione2004

Doing It

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2004

di Melvin Burgess

Dino, Jonathan, and Ben have got some problems, mostly with Jackie, Deborah, and Alison.

Dino's finally convinced Jackie, the most beautiful girl in school, to go out with him. She drives him mad with lust, but...


Selezione2003

A Northern Light

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2003

di Jennifer Donnelly

Jennifer Donnelly's astonishing, Printz Honor-winning debut--the story of a young woman's coming-of-age and the murder that rocked turn-of-the-century America.


Selezione2002

Feed

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2002

di M.T. Anderson

For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon - a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker...


Selezione2001

The Land

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2001

di Mildred Taylor & Max Ginsburg

The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlike any other boy he knows. His white father has acknowledged him and raised him openly-something unusual in post-Civil War Georgia....


Selezione2000

Miracle's Boys

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2000

di Jacqueline Woodson

From a three-time Newbery Honor author, a novel that was awarded the 2001 Coretta Scott King award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize For Lafayette and his brothers, the challenges of growing up in New York...


Selezione1999

Frenchtown Summer

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 1999

di Robert Cormier & Dan Krovatin

Eugene is remembering the summer of 1938 in Frenchtown, a time when he began to wonder “what I was doing here on the planet Earth.” Here in vibrant, exquisite detail are his lovely mother, his aunts and...