Andre Norton Award

Like the Nebula Awards, the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy is presented by the SFWA. Because I am so fed up with bad YA fiction, I am grateful for any guidance to help me find the gems hidden among all that trash. I have listed the winners and the nominees. The winners are indicated by the star next to the year, the rest are nominees. The books I’ve read are printed bold and any reviews I’ve written are linked, of course.

Year
Title Author

2017

Borderline Mishell Baker
All the Birds in the Sky Charlie Jane Anders
Ninefox Gambit Yoon Ha Lee
The Obelisk Gate N. K. Jemisin
Everfair Nisi Shawl

2016

* Updraft Fran Wilde
Seriously Wicked Tina Connolly
Court of Fives Kate Elliott
Cuckoo Song Frances Hardinge
Archivist Wasp Nicole Kornher-Stace
Shadowshaper Daniel José Older
 Nimona Noelle Stevenson
 Bone Gap Laura Ruby
 Zeroboxer Fonda Lee

2015

*Love is the Drug Alaya Dawn Johnson
Unmade Sarah Rees Brennan
Salvage Alexandra Duncan
Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future A.S. King
Dirty Wings Sarah McCarry
Greenglass House Kate Milford
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender Leslye Walton

2014

* Sister Mine  Nalo Hopkinson
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Holly Black
When We Wake Karen Healy
The Summer Prince Alaya Dawn Johnson
Hero Alethea Kontis
September Girls Bennett Madison
A Corner of White Jaclyn Moriarty

2013

* Fair Coin E. C. Myers
Iron Hearted Violet Kelly Barnhill
Black Heart Holly Black
Above Leah Bobet
The Diviners Libba Bray
Vessel Sarah Beth Durst
Seraphina Rachel Hartman
Enchanted Alethea Kontis
Every Day David Levithan
Summer of the Mariposas Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Railsea China Miéville
Above World Jenn Reese

2012

* The Freedom Maze Delia Sherman
Akata Witch Nnedi Okorafor
Chime Franney Billingsley
Daughter of Smoke and Bone Laini Taylor
Everybody Sees the Ants A.S. King
The Boy at the End of the World Greg van Eekhout
The Girl of Fire and Thorns Rae Carson
Ultraviolet R.J. Anderson

2011

* I Shall Wear Midnight Terry Pratchett
Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi
White Cat Holly Black
Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword Barry Deutsch
The Boy from Illysies Pearl North
A Conspiracy of Kings Megan Whalen Turner
Behemoth Scott Westerfeld

2010

* The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Catherynne M. Valente
Hotel Under the Sand Kage Baker
Ice Sarah Beth Durst
Ash Malinda Lo
Eyes Like Stars Lisa Mantchev
When You Reach Me Rebecca Stead
Leviathan Scott Westerfeld

2009

* Flora’s Dare Ysabeau S. Wilce
Graceling Kristin Cashore
Monster Blood Tattoo: Lamplighter D.M. Cornish
Savvy Ingrid Law
The Adoration of Jenna Fox Mary E. Pearson

2008

* Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowling
Vintage: A Ghost Story Steve Berman
Into the Wild Sarah Beth Durst
The Shadow Speaker Nnedi Okorafor
The True Meaning of Smekday Adam Rex
Flora Segunda Ysabeau S. Wilce
The Lion Hunter Elizabeth Wein

2007

* Magic or Madness Justine Larbalestier
Devilish Maureen Johnson
The King of Attolia Megan Whalen Turner
Midnighters 2: Touching Darkness Scott Westerfeld
Peeps Scott Westerfeld
Life as We Knew It Susan Beth Pfeffer

2006

* Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie Holly Black
The Amethyst Road Louise Spiegler
Siberia Ann Halam
Stormwitch Susan Vaught

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