Westchester Fiction Award

Given by Los Angeles Unified School District

151 Works 175,432 Books 9,669 Reviews 4.0

The Westchester Fiction Award was founded in 2009 by Suzanne Osman, a teacher librarian for the Los Angeles Unified School District in Los Angeles, California. In its eleventh year, this award

vis mere honors talented authors who contribute exemplary literature to the Young Adult literary canon & the visionary publishers who bring their texts to life. When evaluating literature, the committee considers the following questions:

1. Does the work have immediate and widespread appeal to adolescents?

2. Is the work FICTION? We do not consider works of non-fiction.

3. Is the theme/topic meaningful and relevant today?

4. If the work is part of an established series, can it stand alone?

5. Is there a unique quality to the work (voice, message, language, format, etc.)?

6. Is the writing rich, compelling, detailed?

7. Are the main characters and content age appropriate for high school students?

8. Is the work a valuable addition to the Young Adult literary canon? vis mindre

Stages:
Alle, Winner (106), Honorable Mention (45)
Years:
Alle, 2020 (15), 2019 (15), 2018 (15), 2017 (15), 2016 (15), 2015 (15), 2014 (15), 2013 (15), 2012 (15), 2011 (10), 2010 (6)

Winner 106

VærkÅr
Lovely War af Julie Berry2020
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful af Arwen Dayton2020
All the Bad Apples af Moira Fowley-Doyle2020
The Downstairs Girl af Stacey Lee2020
SLAY af Brittney Morris2020
When the Ground Is Hard af Malla Nunn2020
Patron Saints of Nothing af Randy Ribay2020
Cursed af Karol Ruth Silverstein2020
On the Come Up af Angie Thomas2020
How We Became Wicked af Alexander Yates2020
A Land of Permanent Goodbyes af Atia Abawi2019
Children of Blood and Bone af Tomi Adeyemi2019
We Are All That's Left af Carrie Arcos2019
Kingdom of The Blazing Phoenix af Julie C. Dao2019
Juan Pablo and the Butterflies af Jj Flowers2019
Empress of All Seasons af Emiko Jean2019
Darius the Great Is Not Okay af Adib Khorram2019
The Nowhere Girls af Amy Reed2019
Dry af Neal Shusterman2019
This Mortal Coil af Emily Suvada2019
What to Say Next af Julie Buxbaum2018
The Impostor Queen af Sarah Fine2018
Turtles All the Way Down af John Green2018
We Are the Ants af Shaun David Hutchinson2018
The Diabolic af S. J. Kincaid2018
The Museum of Heartbreak af Meg Leder2018
Warcross af Marie Lu2018
One of Us Is Lying af Karen M. McManus2018
A Short History of the Girl Next Door af Jared Reck2018
Scythe af Neal Shusterman2018
Future Shock af Elizabeth Briggs2017
Tell Me Three Things af Julie Buxbaum2017
The Forgetting af Sharon Cameron2017
The Forbidden Wish af Jessica Khoury2017
How to Hang a Witch af Adriana Mather2017
Burn Baby Burn af Meg Medina2017
The Call af Peadar Ó Guilín2017
Orbiting Jupiter af Gary D. Schmidt2017
Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee af Mary G. Thompson2017
The Serpent King af Jeff Zentner2017
The Wrath and the Dawn af Renée Ahdieh2016
Infandous af Elana K. Arnold2016
The Scorpion Rules af Erin Bow2016
Saint Anything af Sarah Dessen2016
Under a Painted Sky af Stacey Lee2016
Burn Girl af Mandy Mikulencak2016
I Am Princess X af Cherie Priest2016
All American Boys af Jason Reynolds2016
Written in the Stars af Aisha Saeed2016
Everything, Everything af Nicola Yoon2016
The Night Gardener af Jonathan Auxier2015
Drew af T. Cooper2015
Dark Metropolis af Jaclyn Dolamore2015
The Devil's Intern af Donna Hosie2015
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf af Ambelin Kwaymullina2015
V is for Villain af Peter Moore2015
Trouble af Non Pratt2015
Schizo: A novel af Nic Sheff2015
Noggin af John Corey Whaley2015
Belzhar af Meg Wolitzer2015
All the Truth That's in Me af Julie Berry2014
The Sin-Eater's Confession af Ilsa J. Bick2014
Fat Angie af e.E. Charlton-Trujillo2014
Living with Jackie Chan af Jo Knowles2014
Sick af Tom Leveen2014
Proxy af Alex London2014
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass af Meg Medina2014
Audacious af Gabrielle S. Prendergast2014
In the Shadow of Blackbirds af Cat Winters2014
The 5th Wave af Rick Yancey2014
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl af Jesse Andrews2013
Witchlanders af Lena Coakley2013
En flænge i himlen af John Green2013
Dust & Decay af Jonathan Maberry2013
Summer of the Mariposas af Guadalupe Garcia McCall2013
The Peculiars af Maureen Doyle McQuerry2013
Vodnik af Bryce Moore2013
Dark Inside af Jeyn Roberts2013
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe af Benjamin Alire Sáenz2013
Blood Red Road af Moira Young2013
Anna Dressed in Blood af Kendare Blake2012
Wolf Mark af Joseph Bruchac2012
The Lost Gate af Orson Scott Card2012
Stork af Wendy Delsol2012
The Faerie Ring af Kiki Hamilton2012
Blink & Caution af Tim Jones2012
Shine af Lauren Myracle2012
Monster af Patrick Ness2012
Mindblind af Jennifer Roy2012
The Scorpio Races af Maggie Stiefvater2012
Draw the Dark af Ilsa J. Bick2011
Clockwork Angel af Cassandra Clare2011
Salt af Maurice Gee2011
Green Witch af Alice Hoffman2011
A Small Free Kiss in the Dark af Glenda Millard2011
Last Night I Sang to the Monster af Benjamin Alire Sáenz2011
Struts & Frets af Jon Skovron2011
The Last Summer Of The Death Warriors af Francisco Stork2011
Nightshade City af Hilary Wagner2011
Leviathan af Scott Westerfeld2011
Lost af Jacqueline Davies2010
Lunch with Lenin and other stories af Deborah Ellis2010
Pieces of Me af Charlotte Gingras2010
Watching July af Christine Hart2010
The Adoration of Jenna Fox af Mary E. Pearson2010
Shut Up af Marilyn Reynolds2010

Honorable Mention 45

VærkÅr
Love from A to Z af S. K. Ali2020
Caravan to the North: Misael’s Long Walk af Jorge Argueta2020
A Curse So Dark and Lonely af Brigid Kemmerer2020
Wilder Girls af Rory Power2020
The Perfect Candidate af Peter Stone2020
At the Edge of the Universe af Shaun David Hutchinson2019
More Than We Can Tell af Brigid Kemmerer2019
Orphan Monster Spy af Matt Killeen2019
I, Claudia af Mary McCoy2019
After the Shot Drops af Randy Ribay2019
The Star-Touched Queen af Roshani Chokshi2018
Words in Deep Blue af Cath Crowley2018
Geekerella af Ashley Poston2018
Piecing Me Together af Renée Watson2018
Goodbye Days af Jeff Zentner2018
NEED af Joelle Charbonneau2017
Wax af Gina Damico2017
Phantom Limbs af Paula Garner2017
Salt to the Sea af Ruta Sepetys2017
The Memory of Light af Francisco X. Stork2017
Ruthless af Carolyn Lee Adams2016
Sophomores and Other Oxymorons af David Lubar2016
Black Widow: Forever Red af Margaret Stohl2016
An Ember in the Ashes af Sabaa Tahir2016
The Wrong Side of Right af Jenn Marie Thorne2016
The Naturals af Jennifer Lynn Barnes2015
Servants of the Storm af Delilah S. Dawson2015
Dissonance af Erica O'Rourke2015
Expiration Day af William Campbell Powell2015
The One Safe Place af Tania Unsworth2015
Maggot Moon af Sally Gardner2014
Out of the Easy af Ruta Sepetys2014
Orleans af Sherri L. Smith2014
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea af April Genevieve Tucholke2014
Juvie af Steve Watkins2014
Legacy af Molly Cochran2013
Origin af Jessica Khoury2013
Smashed af Lisa Luedeke2013
Fingerprints of You af Kristen-Paige Madonia2013
The Girl With Borrowed Wings af Rinsai Rossetti2013
The End of the Line af Angela Cerrito2012
Born Ugly af Beth Goobie2012
The Dead af Charlie Higson2012
Lost in the River of Grass af Ginny Rorby2012
The Blood Lie: A Novel af Shirley Reva Vernick2012

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