WHAT IS THE LINCOLN AWARD?
The 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 4 nominated books prior to voting in March 2019.
Copies of each book are available in the Library at the 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 2019 Teen Choice Award is:
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
Don't Get Caught by Kurt Dinan
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Hooper by Geoff Herbach
How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana with Abigail Pesta
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. 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
The Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Adapted from Niles Township High School District 219