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2017 Reading List

Teen Voting Lists 2016-2017

Welcome teens, teachers, and librarians! Below are the links to download the complete reading lists for our next award. The winners of these two lists will be announced in fall 2017. Everyone has until August 31, 2017 to cast their votes. (Click the VOTE NOW menu link above.)

Teens may vote in one or both categories and are not limited to a specific level, though the levels are split by middle school (Level 1) and high school (Level 2).


Level 1 Reading List 2016-2017

Level 2 Reading List 2016-2017

For a slideshow of 2016 winners and 2017 books (with summaries) visit: ARTBA 2016-2017 Slideshow

For more information on these titles, check out our YouTube Playlist which features videos for most of the books:

If you, your school, or your library do any displays, presentations, videos, or anything else related to the award, let us know! We may feature you on our website.


Teens, you can vote now for your favorite book on the 2015-2016 Arkansas Teen Book Award Reading List.  Voting closes at midnight on August 31, 2016.  Go to https://arteenbookaward.wordpress.com/voting/  to cast your vote on the Teen Voting Form.  Or click on the “VOTE HERE” tab at the top of this page.  Teachers and Librarians can reach the tally sheets there also.

2015 Winners!

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Arkansas Teen Book Award! Thank you to everyone who voted. It’s not too soon to start reading and voting for next year’s winner. Click on the “Vote Here” tab to make your opinion count.

Level 1

Testing 2015

Level 2

All the Truth 2015