The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Education and Social Science Library
The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

Award-Winning Fantasy Books for Youth

The titles listed in this bibliography are fantasy books for youth that have received awards for the quality of their work. The information in parentheses lists the award category. Most books are located in the School (S-) Collection (Room 112, Main Library) of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). However, books may also be located at the Center for Children's Books and older books may be located in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Room 346, Main Library) or in the Oak Street Facility. To verify the location of an item, search for the book in the Online Library Catalog. If you require assistance locating an item, please ask for assistance at the SSHEL Information Desk.


Andre Norton Award

S. B561v
Black, Holly. Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie. 2005. Awarded 2006.

S. L321ma
Larbalestier, Justine. Magic or Madness. 2005. Awarded 2007.

S. P887is
Pratchett, Terry. I Shall Wear Midnight. 2010. Awarded 2011.

S. R797hd
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 2007. Awarded 2008.

S. Sh553f
Sherman, Delia. The Freedom Maze. 2011. Awarded 2012.

S. V2342g
Valente, Catherynne M. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. 2011. Awarded 2010.

S. W642f
Wilce, Ysabeau S. Flora’s Dare. 2008. Awarded 2009.

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Blue Ribbon Award - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

S. An241w
Anderson, M. T. Whales on Stilts. 2005. Awarded 2005 (Fiction).

S. B881c
Bunce, Elizabeth C. A Curse Dark as Gold. 2008. Awarded 2008 (Fiction).

S. C2689b
Cashore, Kristin. Bitterblue. 2012. Awarded 2012 (Fiction).

S. C2689g
Cashore, Kristin. Graceling. 2008. Awarded 2009 (Fiction).

S. C68a
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl. 2001. Awarded 2001 (Fiction).

S. G127c
Gaiman, Neil. Coraline. 2002. Awarded 2002 (Fiction).

S. G127o
Gaiman, Neil. Odd and the Frost Giants. 2009. Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

S. H219f
Hardinge, Frances. Fly by Night. 2006. Awarded 2006 (Fiction).

S. H219l2009
Hardinge, Frances. The Lost Conspiracy. 2009. Awarded 2009 (Fiction).

S. H2421r
Harris, Joanne. Runemarks. 2008. Awarded 2008 (Fiction).

S.lb21d
Ibbotson, Eva. Dial-a-Ghost. 2001. Awarded 2001 (Fiction).

S. L22t
Lanagan, Margo. Tender Morsels. 2008. Awarded 2008 (Fiction).

S. L489k
Leavitt, Martine. Keturah and Lord Death. 2006. Awarded 2007 (Fiction).

S. M265s
Madison, Bennett. September Girls. 2013. Awarded 2013 (Fiction).

S. M598b
Milford, Kate. The Broken Lands. 2012. Awarded 2012 (Fiction).

S. Op5a
Oppel, Kenneth. Airborn. 2004. Awarded 2004 (Fiction).

S. P887is
Pratchett, Terry. I Shall Wear Midnight. 2010 Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

S. P887n
Pratchett, Terry. Nation. 2008. Awarded 2008 (Fiction).

S. P887w
Pratchett, Terry. The Wee Free Men. 2003. Awarded 2003 (Fiction).

S. P887wi
Pratchett, Terry. Wintersmith. 2006. Awarded 2006 (Fiction).

S. R259f
Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb. 2010. Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

S. R259mo
Reeve, Philip. Mortal Engines. 2003. Awarded 2004 (Fiction).

S. Sch53st
Schmidt, Gary D. Straw into Gold. 2001. Awarded 2001 (Fiction).

S. Sh637t
Shinn, Sharon. The Truth-Teller's Tale. 2005. Awarded 2005 (Fiction).

S. St522r
Stiefvater, Maggie. The Raven Boys. 2012. Awarded 2012 (Fiction).

S. St892p
Stroud, Jonathan. Ptolemy's Gate. 2006. Awarded 2006 (Fiction).

S. St892r
Stroud, Jonathan. The Ring of Solomon. 2010. Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

Q. S.741.595 T153a
Tan, Shaun. The Arrival. 2007. Awarded 2007 (Fiction).

S. T153t
Tan, Shaun. Tales from Outer Suburbia. 2009. Awarded 2009 (Fiction).

S. T215d
Taylor, Laini. Daughter of Smoke & Bone. 2011. Awarded 2011 (Fiction).

SE. T367g
Thomas, Shelley Moore. Good Night, Good Knight. 2000. Awarded 2000 (Early Readers).

S. T855q
Turner, Megan Whalen. The Queen of Attolia. 2000. Awarded 2000 (Fiction).

S. Um1e
Umansky, Kaye. Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage. 2009. Awarded 2009 (Fiction).

S. Ur7b
Ursu, Anne. Breadcrumbs. 2011. Awarded 2011 (Fiction).

S. 398.2 V286r
Vande Velde, Vivian. The Rumpelstiltskin Problem. 2000. Awarded 2001 (Fiction).

S. W523p
Westerfeld, Scott. Peeps. 2005. Awarded 2005 (Fiction).

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Boston Globe-Horn Book Award

S. AV51PO
Avi. Poppy. 1995. Awarded 1996 (Fiction).

S. 813 B496f
Billingsley, Franny. The Folk Keeper. 1999. Awarded 2000 (Fiction).

S. C787DA
Cooper, Susan. The Dark is Rising. 1973. Awarded 1973 (Fiction).

S. D547m
DiCamillo, Kate. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. 2006. Awarded 2006 (Fiction).

S. L527W
Le Guin, Ursula. A Wizard of Earthsea. 1968. Awarded 1969 (Fiction).

S. P887n
Pratchett, Terry. Nation. 2008. Awarded 2009 (Fiction).

S. St311w
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me. 2009. Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

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Carnegie Medal

S. G127g
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. 2008. Awarded 2010.

S. N373mo
Ness, Patrick. A Monster Calls. 2011. Awarded 2012.

S. P887a
Pratchett, Terry. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents. 2001. Awarded 2002.

S. R259h
Reeve, Philip. Here Lies Arthur. 2008. Awarded 2008.

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Cybils (Fantasy and Science Fiction)

S. C2689f
Cashore, Kristin. Fire. 2009. Awarded 2009.

S. D366c
Deedy, Carmen Agra. The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale. 2011. Awarded 2011.

S. G127g
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. 2008. Awarded 2008.

Fiction H135b
Hale, Shannon. Book of a Thousand Days. 2007. Awarded 2007.

S. H255s
Hartman, Rachel. Seraphina. 2012. Awarded 2012.

S. J6302s
Johnson, Alaya Dawn. The Summer Prince. 2013. Awarded 2013.

S. N5544f
Nielsen, Jennifer. The False Prince. 2012. Awarded 2012.

S. St892p
Stroud, Jonathan. Ptolemy's Gate. 2006. Awarded 2006.

S. St892s
Stroud, Jonathan. The Screaming Staircase. 2013. Awarded 2013.

S. T2158s
Taylor, Laini. Silksinger. 2009. Awarded 2009.

S. W5201s
West, Jacqueline. The Shadows. 2010. Awarded 2010.

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Golden Kite Award

S. D931s
Durango, Julia. Sea of the Dead. 2009. Awarded 2010 (Fiction).

S. M178MO
McGraw, Eloise Jarvis. The Moorchild. 1996. Awarded 1996 (Fiction).

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Indies Choice Book Award (formerly Book Sense Book of the Year Award)

S. B65C
Boston, L. M. The Children of Green Knowe. 1955. Awarded 2003 (Rediscovery).

S. F964t:E
Funke, Cornelia. Inkspell. 2005. Awarded 2006 (Children's Literature).

S. G127g
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. 2008. Awarded 2009 (Young Adult).

S. G156M
Gannett, Ruth Stiles. My Father's Dragon. 1948. Awarded 2002 (Rediscovery).

S. M492w
Meloy, Colin. Wildwood. 2011. Awarded 2012 (Middle Reader).

S. M4921a
Meloy, Maile. The Apothecary. 2011. Awarded 2012 (Middle Reader).

S. P196e
Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. 2003. Awarded 2004 (Children's Literature).

S. St311w
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me. 2009. Awarded 2010 (Middle Reader).

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International Reading Association Children's Book Award

S. B4135R
Bell, Clare. Ratha's Creature. 1983. Awarded 1984.

S. B6412S
Bond, Nancy. A String in the Harp. 1976. Awarded 1977.

S. P611D
Pierce, Meredith Ann. The Darkangel. 1982. Awarded 1983.

S. St311w
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me. 2009. Awarded 2010 (Young Adult Fiction).

S. W6745go
Williams, Maiya. The Golden Hour. 2004. Awarded 2005 (Intermediate Fiction).

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Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature

S. 813 B496f
Billingsley, Franny. The Folk Keeper. 1999. Awarded 2000.

S. C1283a
Calhoun, Dia. Aria of the Sea. 2000. Awarded 2001.

S. C2689g
Cashore, Kristin. Graceling. 2008. Awarded 2009.

S. C342s
Chabon, Michael. Summerland. 2002. Awarded 2003.

S. C3823k
Charnas, Suzy McKee. The Kingdom of Kevin Malone. 1993. Awarded 1994.

S. D56r
Dickinson, Peter. The Ropemaker. 2001. Awarded 2002.

S. D773k
Doyle, Debra and James Macdonald. Knight's Wyrd. 1992. Awarded 1993.

S. D921ho
Dunkle, Clare. The Hollow Kingdom. 2003. Awarded 2004.

S. D939v
Durst, Sarah Beth. Vessel. 2012. Awarded 2013.

S. F531c
Fisher, Catherine. Corbenic. 2006. Awarded 2007.

S. J713da
Jones, Diana Wynne. Dark Lord of Derkholm. 1998. Awarded 1999.

S. J713CR1996
Jones, Diana Wynne. The Crown of Dalemark. 1995. Awarded 1996.

S. K576O
Kindl, Patrice. Owl in Love. 1993. Awarded 1995.

S. L63w
Lin, Grace. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. 2009. Awarded 2010.

S. P887h
Pratchett, Terry. A Hat Full of Sky. 2004. Awarded 2005.

Rowling, J.K. The Harry Potter Series. Awarded 2008.
     S. R797h
     Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. 1998.
     S. R797hc
     Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. 1999.
     S. R797hp
     Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. 1999.
     S. R797hg
     Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 2000.
     S. R797ho 2003
     Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. 2003.
     S. R797hh
     Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. 2005.
     S. R797hd
     Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 2007.

S. Sh553f
Sherman, Delia. The Freedom Maze. 2011. Awarded 2012.

Stroud, Jonathan. The Bartimeus Trilogy. Awarded 2006.
     S. St892b
     The Amulet of Samarkand. 2003.
     S. St892g
     The Golem's Eye. 2004.
     S. St892p
     Ptolemy's Gate. 2006.

Turner, Megan Whalen. The Queen’s Thief Series. Awarded 2011.
     S. T855t
     The Thief. 1996.
     S. T855q
     The Queen of Attolia. 2000.
     S. T855k
     The King of Attolia. 2006.
     S. T855c
     A Conspiracy of Kings. 2010.

Yolen, Jane. The Young Merlin Trilogy. Awarded 1998.
     S. Y78P
     Passager. 1996.
     S. Y78HOB
     Hobby. 1996.
     S. Y78MER
     Merlin. 1997.

National Book Award (Young's People Literature)

S. Al277g
Alexander, William. Goblin Secrets. 2012. Awarded 2012.

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Nebula Award

813 C178e 1994
Card, Orson Scott. Ender's Game. 1994. Awarded 1985 (Novel).

S. G127c
Gaiman, Neil. Coraline. 2002. Awarded 2003 (Novella).

S.L527te2012
Le Guin, Ursula. Tehanu : The Last Book of Earthsea. 2012. Awarded 1990 (Novel).

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Newbery Medal

S. AL27H
Alexander, Lloyd. The High King. 1968. Awarded 1969.

S. C787GR
Cooper, Susan. The Grey King. 1975. Awarded 1976.

S. D547t
DiCamillo, Kate. The Tale of Despereaux : Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread. 2003. Awarded 2004.

S. G127g
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. 2008. Awarded 2009.

S. L547W
L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. 1962. Awarded 1963.

S. M2152H
McKinley, Robin. The Hero and the Crown. 1985. Awarded 1985.

S. Ob61m
O'Brien, Robert C. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. 1971. Awarded 1972.

S. St311w
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me. 2009. Awarded 2010.

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Phoenix Award

S. D56EV
Dickinson, Peter. Eva. 1988. Awarded 2008.

S. J713H
Jones, Diana Wynne. Howl's Moving Castle. 1986. Awarded 2006.

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