Middle School Winner

book cover of Refugee

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Middle School Honor

book cover of Restart

Restart by Gordon Korman

High School Winner

book cover of The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

High School Honor

book cover of Scythe

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

2018-2019 Nominees:



Refugee Alan Gratz | Middle School WINNER!
Restart Gordon Korman | Middle School HONOR!
Scar Island Dan Gemeinhart | Middle School
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Dusti Bowling | Middle School
Warcross Marie Lu | Middle School
All's Faire in Middle School Victoria Jamieson Middle School
Hunted Meagan Spooner | Middle School
Lone Stars Mike Lupica | Middle School
Mars One Jonathan Maberry Middle School
Speed of Life Carol Weston | Middle School
Slider Pete Hautman Middle School
Amina's Voice Hena Khan | Middle School

High School

The Hate U Give Angie Thomas | High School WINNER!
Scythe Neal Shusterman High School HONOR!
Aftermath Clara Kensie High School
Eliza and Her Monsters Francesca Zappia | High School
Goodbye Days Jeff Zentner | High School
Orange Ichigo Takano   High School
This Is Our Story Ashley Elston | High School
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea Melissa Fleming High School
One of Us Is Lying Karen M. McManus | High School
When Dimple Met Rishi Sandhya Menon | High School
Dallas Sam Moussavi High School
Caraval Stephanie Garber | High School

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Kerri Smith, YARP Chair

South Dakota Library Association


School Library Coordinator

Scottie Bruch

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