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MacKay Building
800 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

1-605-773-6962 (FAX)
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Young Adult Services | YARP: Young Adult Reading Program | 2016-17 Reading List

SD Teen Choice Book Awards 2016-17

The Winners Are...

Middle School

A Night Divided

book cover of A Night Divided

by Jennifer Nielson

Runner Up: Faceless by Alyssa Sheinmel

High School


book cover of Nimona

by Noelle Stevenson

Runner Up: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Middle School List p d f file

High School List p d f file

Middle School Prezi

High School Prezi

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  • 2015-16 Winners
  • Archives
  • Constitution and Bylaws p d f file
  • Graphics
  • Printables:
    • 2016-17 Middle School Book List p d f file
      Print using white lettersized paper on color or black and white printer.
    • 2016-17 High School Book List p d f file
      Print using white lettersized paper on color or black and white printer.
    • Bookmarks (4 per sheet) p d f file
      Print using white letteresized paper (cardstock if possible) on color printer, and cut along vertical lines.
    • Labels p d f file
      Print using Avery 5293 white round labels on a color printer
  • Membership Application p d f file Revised September 2016
    Please send completed membership forms to:

    Children's & Youth Services Coordinator
    South Dakota State Library
    800 Governors Drive
    Pierre, SD 57501

  • Nomination Guidelines


The graphics available below are provided for the use of educators and librarians. Please do not alter or edit the graphics in any form. If you must resize an image, please ensure that proportions are constrained (ie. no flattening or squishing the image to fit).

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Book Cover Logo

YARP Book Cover Logo

X-Large JPG, 514 x 720

Large JPG, 300 x 420

Medium JPG, 140 x 196

Small JPG, 60 x 84

YARP Badge, for print

Y A R P Logo

300 dpi JPG, 900 x 892

YARP Badge, for web

Y A R P Logo Vote Button

Large GIF, 300 x 296

Medium GIF, 140 x 138

Small GIF, 60 x 59

Voting Badge, for web

Y A R P Logo Vote Button

Large GIF, 300 x 296

Medium GIF, 140 x 138

Small GIF, 60 x 59

YARP 2016-17 QR Code
Use for print or web

Y A R P Voting  Q R code

PNG, 200 x 200

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Permission: Book jacket covers displayed through an affiliate contract with Barnes & .

Each year the Young Adult Reading Program (YARP) Committee of the South Dakota Library Association publishes a list to promote quality literature and to help South Dakota teachers and librarians in selecting and promoting books for adolescents. The books are selected from among the many young adult and adult books that have received positive reviews by national reviewing periodicals.

Full 2017-18 YARP books list

South Dakota State Library Cornerstone
SDSL's e-Newsletter articles include:
  - School Libraries
  - Technology
  - Teens
  - Young Adult Reading Program
And many more!

Puzzle Map of South Dakota with various database/online resource logos
Puzzle Map download and print this P D F file - Puzzle Map

Download and print this PDF file for a listing of electronic resources made available to South Dakota.
Updated, October 2017

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605-773-3131, Option 5, 1

Alissa Adams EMAIL
School Library Technology Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

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