The Garden State Teen Book Awards 2017

The Garden State Teen Book Awards The Garden State Teen Book Award is a project of the Young Adult Section of the New Jersey Library Association. Its awards committee, representing libraries from throughout the state, selected the nominees based on teen appeal and quality of writing from the previous year's "Best Books" list. Ballots are distributed to New Jersey school and public librarians.


by Scott Westerfeld

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Arcady’s Goal

by Eugene Yelchin


Brown Girl Dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson

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El Deafo

by Cece Bell / David Lasky

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Guys Read: True Stories

by Jon Scieszka / Brian Floca

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How It Went Down

by Kekla Magoon

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In Real Life

by Cory Doctorow / Jen Wang

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by William Ritter

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by John Corey Whaley

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The Boundless

by Kenneth Oppel

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The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1

by Neil Gaiman / P. Craig Russell

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The Red Pencil

by Andrea Davis Pinkney / Shane W. Evans


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