WHAT IS THE ABE LINCOLN AWARD?
The Abe Lincoln Award is given each year to the author whose book receives the most votes from high school students in Illinois. It is awarded by the Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE).
HOW CAN I VOTE?
Read a minimum of 3 nominated books prior to voting in March 2020.
Copies of some book are available in the Library at the Abe Lincoln Award display.
Ballots for voting will be sent to students via email in March.
The Winner of the 2019 Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award is:
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Monday's Not coming by Tiffany Jackson
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
Only Child by Rhiannon Navin
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Sadie by Courtney Summers
The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Don't Get Caught by Kurt Dinan
Far From The Tree by Robin Benway
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Hooper by Geoff Herbach
How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez