Middle School Winner

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Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag

Middle School Honor

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Prince and the Dressmaker By Jen Wang

High School Winner

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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

High School Winner

book cover of This Heart of Mine

This Heart of Mine
by C.C. Hunter

High School Honor

book cover of Dear Martin

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

2019-2020 Nominees:



Witch Boy Molly Ostertag   Middle School WINNER
Prince and the Dressmaker Jen Wang Middle School HONOR!
Auma's Long Run Eucabeth Odhiambo   Middle School
Braced Alyson Gerber   Middle School
Cells at Work Akane Shimizu   Middle School
Chasing Helicity Ginger Zee   Middle School
City of Ghosts Victoria Schwab Middle School
Ghost Boys Jewell Parker Rhodes Middle School
LifeL1k3 Jay Kristoff Middle School
Not if I Save You First Ally Carter | Middle School
Undefeated Steve Sheinkin   Middle School
Wild Bird Wendelin Van Draanen   Middle School

High School

Long Way Down Jason Reynolds High School WINNER
This Heart of Mine C.C. Hunter   High School WINNER
Dear Martin Nic Stone High School HONOR!
Chasing King's Killer James Swanson   High School
Check, Please! #Hockey Ngozi Ukazu   High School
Devils Within S.F. Henson   High School
Dry Neal Shusterman High School
Hazel Wood Melissa Albert | High School
Here Lies Daniel Tate Cristin Terrill   High School
Hooper Geoff Herbach   High School
I Am Still Alive Kate Marshall   High School
What If It's Us Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera High School

*SDTTG: South Dakota Titles to Go is South Dakota's audiobook and ebook library provided through Overdrive.


The files below are provided for the use of educators and librarians.

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SDLA YARP Committee

Kerri Smith, YARP Chair

South Dakota Library Association


School Library Coordinator

Scottie Bruch

1-605-773-3131 (Option 5, 3)