Teen Booklists

Truman Readers Award

(Grades 6-8) Final Nominees 2022-2023

  • Across the Desert

    Dusti Bowling

  • Alone

    Megan E. Freeman

  • Amari and the Night Brothers

    B.B. Alston

  • Carry Me Home

    Janet Fox

  • Concealed

    Christina Diaz Gonzalez

  • Eyes of the Forest

    April Henry

  • Ground Zero

    Alan Gratz

  • Just Like That

    Gary D. Schmidt

  • Rescue

    Jennifer A. Nielsen

  • The Shadow Prince

    David Anthony Durham

  • Starfish

    Lisa Fipps

Gateway Readers Award

(Grades 9-12) Final Nominees 2022-2023

  • Blade of Secrets

    Tricia Levenseller

  • Concrete Rose

    Angie Thomas

  • Donuts and other Proclamations of Love

    Jared Reck

  • Eat Your Heart Out

    Kelly deVos

  • Fade Away

    E.B. Vickers

  • In the Wild Night

    Jeff Zentner

  • Lore

    Alexandra Bracken

  • The Hollow Inide

    Brooke Lauren Davis

  • The Initial Insult

    Mindy McGinnis

  • The Passing Playbook

    Isaac Fitzsimons

  • The Right Side of Reckless

    Whitney D. Grandison

  • The Poison Heart

    Kalynn Bayron

  • We Can Be Heroes

    Kyrie McCauley

  • What Beauty There Is

    Cory Anderson

  • You’d Be Home Now

    Kathleen Glasgow