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. Most books are located in the School (S-) Collection (Room 112, Main Library) of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library. However, books may also be located at the Center for Children's Books and older books may be located in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Room 346, Main Library) or in the Oak Street Facility. To verify the location of an item, please search for the book in the Online Library Catalog. If you require assistance locating an item, please ask for assistance at the SSHEL Information Services Desk.

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

Fiction 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. R259mo
Reeves, 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. St892p
Stroud, Jonathan. Ptolemy's Gate. 2006. Awarded 2006 (Fiction).

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Tan, Shaun. The Arrival. 2007. Awarded 2007 (Fiction).

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

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Carnegie Medal

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

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

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

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Cybils (Fantasy and Science Fiction)

S. C696h
Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. 2008. Awarded 2008.

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

S. R329t
Rex, Adam. The True Meaning of Smekday. 2007. Awarded 2007.

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

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

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Golden Kite Award

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

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

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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.

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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. 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. 1993. 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. Awarded 2008.

Rowling, J.K. The Harry Potter Series. Awarded 2008.
     S. R797h
     Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. 1997.
     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.

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.

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

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Nebula Award

813 C178e 1994
Card, Orson Scott. Ender's Game. 1991. Awarded 1985 (Novel).

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

813 L526TE
Le Guin, Ursula. Tehanu : the Last Book of Earthsea. 1990. Awarded 1990 (Novel).

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Newbery Medal

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

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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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Prix Sorcières

S. M866e:F
Mourlevat, Jean-Claude. The Pull of the Ocean. 2006. Awarded 2007.

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