WHAT IS THE ABE AWARD?
The Abe 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 Illinois School Library Media Specialist Association (ISLMA).
HOW CAN I VOTE?
Read a minimum of 4 nominated books prior to voting in March 2017.
Copies of each book are available in the Library at the Abe Lincoln Award display. Look for the books with the Abe Lincoln sticker on the spine.
Ballots for voting will be sent to all students via email in March.
The Winner of the 2017 Abe Award is:
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Adapted from Diana Nelson's LibGuide
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely
Denton Little's Death Date by Lance Rubin
Divided We Fall by Trent Reedy
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
March: Book one by John Lewis
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez
The Rest of us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
When We Collided by Emery Lord
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee