Garden State Teen Book Award

Given by New Jersey Library Association

187 Works 700,444 Livros 31,434 Críticas 4.0

The GSTBA is a project of the Young Adult Services Section of New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) and they seek to expose teens to books that are appealing and well written, and which accurately

mostrar mais display the diversity found in the state of New Jersey.

Middle School and High School students throughout the state of New Jersey are invited to vote using either our paper or online ballot, both of which can be found on the Young Adult Services Section of the NJLA website

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Todos, Winner (73), Finalist (1), Nominee (117)
Todos, 2023 (3), 2022 (3), 2021 (60), 2016 (56), 2015 (3), 2014 (4), 2013 (3), 2012 (3), 2011 (3), 2010 (3), 2009 (3), 2008 (3), 2007 (3), 2006 (3), 2005 (3), 2004 (3), 2003 (2), 2002 (3), 2001 (3), 2000 (3), 1999 (3), 1998 (3), 1997 (3), 1996 (3), 1995 (3)

Winner 73

The Lemon Tree (Young Readers' Edition): An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East por Sandy TolanGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2023
Twins por Varian JohnsonGrades 6-8 Fiction2023
The Inheritance Games por Jennifer Lynn BarnesGrades 9-12 Fiction2023
Guts por Raina TelgemeierGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2022
Allies por Alan GratzGrades 6-8 Fiction2022
Legendborn por Tracy DeonnGrades 9-12 Fiction2022
We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide por Carol AndersonGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Hey, Kiddo por Jarrett J. KrosoczkaGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
New Kid por Jerry CraftGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
What If It's Us por Becky AlbertalliGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Enchanted por Alethea KontisGrades 6-82015
The Fault in Our Stars por John GreenGrades 9-122015
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different por Karen BlumenthalNonfiction2015
Legend por Marie LuGrades 6-82014
Divergent por Veronica RothGrades 9-122014
F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers por Richard BensonNonfiction 6-122014
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous por Georgia BraggNonfiction 6-122014
The Lost Hero por Rick RiordanGrades 6-82013
Before I Fall por Lauren OliverGrades 9-122013
Smile por Raina TelgemeierNonfiction2013
The Maze Runner por James DashnerGrades 6-82012
Fire por Kristin CashoreGrades 9-122012
Anne Frank: Her life in words and pictures from the archives of The Anne Frank House por Menno MetselaarNonfiction2012
The Graveyard Book por Neil GaimanGrades 6-82011
The Hunger Games por Suzanne CollinsGrades 9-122011
The Way I Am por EminemNonfiction2011
The Invention of Hugo Cabret por Brian SelznickGrades 6-82010
Thirteen Reasons Why por Jay AsherGrades 9-122010
Houdini: The Handcuff King por Jason LutesNonfiction2010
Life as We Knew It por Susan Beth PfefferGrades 6-82009
The Book Thief por Markus ZusakGrades 9-122009
Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement por Ann BausumNonfiction2009
Uglies por Scott WesterfeldGrades 6-82008
Twilight por Stephenie MeyerGrades 9-122008
The Glass Castle: A Memoir por Jeannette WallsNonfiction2008
Al Capone Does My Shirts por Gennifer CholdenkoGrades 6-82007
Splintering por Eireann CorriganGrades 9-122007
The Book of Bunny Suicides por Andy RileyNonfiction2007
The City of Ember por Jeanne DuPrauGrades 6-82006
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time por Mark HaddonGrades 9-122006
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers por Mary RoachNonfiction2006
The Thief Lord por Cornelia FunkeGrades 6-82005
All-American Girl por Meg CabotGrades 9-122005
Where to Park Your Broomstick: A Teen's Guide to Witchcraft por Lauren ManoyNonfiction2005
Artemis Fowl por Eoin ColferGrades 6-82004
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants por Ann BrasharesGrades 9-122004
Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics por Christopher HartNonfiction2004
Stargirl por Jerry SpinelliGrades 6-82003
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging por Louise RennisonGrades 9-122003
Skellig por David AlmondGrades 6-82002
Speak por Laurie Halse AndersonGrades 9-122002
Spiders in the Hairdo: Modern Urban Legends por David HoltNonfiction2002
Life in the Fat Lane por Cherie BennettGrades 6-82001
The Killer's Cousin por Nancy WerlinGrades 9-122001
How Rude!: The Teenagers' Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out por Alex J. PackerNonfiction2001
Tangerine por Edward BloorGrades 6-82000
Blood and Chocolate por Annette Curtis KlauseGrades 9-122000
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster por Jon KrakauerNonfiction2000
Brian's Winter por Gary PaulsenGrades 6-81999
Mount Dragon por Douglas PrestonGrades 9-121999
Into the Wild por Jon KrakauerNonfiction1999
Slot Machine por Chris LynchGrades 6-81998
Relic por Douglas PrestonGrades 9-121998
The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story por Richard PrestonNonfiction1998
Loch por Paul ZindelGrades 6-81997
Driver's Ed por Caroline B. CooneyGrades 9-121997
Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor por Russell FreedmanNonfiction1997
The Giver por Lois LowryGrades 6-81996
Thor por Wayne SmithGrades 9-121996
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary - A Photographic Remembrance por Ruud van der RolNonfiction1996
Nothing but the Truth por AviGrades 6-81995
Children of the Night por Dan SimmonsGrades 9-121995
Into the Mummy's Tomb: The Real-Life Discovery of Tutankhamun's Treasures por Nicholas ReevesNonfiction1995

Finalist 1

Nominee 117

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide por Carol AndersonGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Hey, Kiddo por Jarrett J. KrosoczkaGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
SHOUT por Laurie Halse AndersonGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century (Scholastic Focus) por Neal BascombGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
They Lost Their Heads!: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts por Carlyn BecciaGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality por Jo Ann Allen BoyceGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees por Don BrownGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Crash: The Great Depression and the Fall and Rise of America por Marc FavreauGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Science Comics: Trees: Kings of the Forest por Andy HirschGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City por Phillip HooseGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Brave Face por Shaun David HutchinsonGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 por Albert MarrinGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Something Rotten: A Fresh Look at Roadkill por Heather L. MontgomeryGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Grand Theft Horse por G. NeriGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement por Nadya OkamotoGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator por Catherine ReefGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
For Every One por Jason ReynoldsGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Countdown : 2979 days to the moon por Suzanne SladeGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption por Bryan StevensonGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great por Sandra Neil WallaceGrades 6-12 Nonfiction2021
New Kid por Jerry CraftGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Line Tender por Kate AllenGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge por M. T. AndersonGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster por Jonathan AuxierGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World por Ashley Herring BlakeGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Aru Shah and the End of Time por Roshani ChokshiGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Illegal por Eoin ColferGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle por Leslie ConnorGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Serpent's Secret por Sayantani DasguptaGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Blended por Sharon M. DraperGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Night Diary por Veera HiranandaniGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Nowhere Boy por Katherine MarshGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl por Stacy McAnultyGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Queen of the Sea por Dylan MeconisGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Book of Boy por Catherine Gilbert MurdockGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Amal Unbound por Aisha SaeedGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
The Bridge Home por Padma VenkatramanGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Last Pick por Jason WalzGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Other Words for Home por Jasmine WargaGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
Harbor Me por Jacqueline WoodsonGrades 6-8 Fiction2021
What If It's Us por Becky AlbertalliGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
With the Fire on High por Elizabeth AcevedoGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Internment por Samira AhmedGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Love, Hate and Other Filters por Samira AhmedGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Swing por Kwame AlexanderGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful por Arwen DaytonGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Stepsister por Jennifer DonnellyGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Spin por Lamar GilesGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza por Shaun David HutchinsonGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Let Me Hear a Rhyme por Tiffany D. JacksonGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Monday's Not Coming por Tiffany D. JacksonGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Darius the Great Is Not Okay por Adib KhorramGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Dig por A. S. KingGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens por Marieke NijkampGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Sadie por Courtney SummersGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me por Mariko TamakiGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
On the Come Up por Angie ThomasGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Check, Please! Year One por Ngozi UkazuGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
On a Sunbeam por Tillie WaldenGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America por Ibi ZoboiGrades 9-12 Fiction2021
Zombie Baseball Beatdown por Paolo BacigalupiGrades 6-82016
Doll Bones por Holly BlackGrades 6-82016
Artichoke Hearts por Sita BrahmachariGrades 6-82016
Jane, the Fox, and Me por Fanny BrittGrades 6-82016
Serafina's Promise por Ann E. BurgGrades 6-82016
The Reluctant Assassin por Eoin ColferGrades 6-82016
After Iris por Natasha FarrantGrades 6-82016
Better Nate Than Ever por Tim FederleGrades 6-82016
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah por Paula J. FreedmanGrades 6-82016
Nothing can possibly go wrong! por Chuck HarmanGrades 6-82016
Sure Signs of Crazy por Karen HarringtonGrades 6-82016
Unhooking the Moon por Gregory HughesGrades 6-82016
The Thing About Luck por Cynthia KadohataGrades 6-82016
Dogs of War por Sheila KeenanGrades 6-82016
Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel por Diana LopezGrades 6-82016
Far Far Away por Tom McNealGrades 6-82016
Picture Me Gone por Meg RosoffGrades 6-82016
Steelheart por Brandon SandersonGrades 6-82016
The Screaming Staircase por Jonathan StroudGrades 6-82016
The Naturals por Jennifer Lynn BarnesGrades 9-122016
45 Pounds (More or Less) por Kelly BarsonGrades 9-122016
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown por Holly BlackGrades 9-122016
Thousand Words por Jennifer BrownGrades 9-122016
Freakboy por Kristin Elizabeth ClarkGrades 9-122016
Just One Day por Gayle FormanGrades 9-122016
Smoke por Ellen HopkinsGrades 9-122016
These Broken Stars por Amie KaufmanGrades 9-122016
Reality Boy por A. S. KingGrades 9-122016
The Tragedy Paper por Elizabeth LaBanGrades 9-122016
Sex & Violence por Carrie MesrobianGrades 9-122016
How to Lead a Life of Crime por Kirsten MillerGrades 9-122016
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock por Matthew QuickGrades 9-122016
Eleanor and Park por Rainbow RowellGrades 9-122016
Midwinterblood por Marcus SedgwickGrades 9-122016
Winger por Andrew SmithGrades 9-122016
Bandette Volume 1: Presto! por Paul TobinGrades 9-122016
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea por April Genevieve TucholkeGrades 9-122016
Rose Under Fire por Elizabeth WeinGrades 9-122016
The 5th Wave por Rick YanceyGrades 9-122016
The Great American Dust Bowl por Don BrownNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Beyond the Solar System: Exploring Galaxies, Black Holes, Alien Planets, and More; A History with 21 Activities (For Kids series) por Mary Kay CarsonNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial por Darryl CunninghamNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party por Nathan HaleNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Rapture Practice por Aaron HartzlerNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen por Lucy KnisleyNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
March: Book One por John LewisNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics por Brian McLachlanNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure por David MeissnerNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language por Aline Alexander NewmanNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love por George O'ConnorNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas por Jim OttavianiNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
DIY Nail Art: Easy, Step-by-Step Instructions for 75 Creative Nail Art Designs por Catherine RodgersNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives por Elizabeth RuschNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Lincoln's Grave Robbers por Steve SheinkinNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers por Tanya Lee StoneNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy por James L. SwansonNonfiction, Grades 6-122016
Quid Pro Quo por Vicki Grant2005


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