North Carolina Young Adult Book Awards
2014-2015 Nominees

Middle School

The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis

Counting by 7's by Holly Sloan Goldburg

Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-ending War by Deborah Ellis

Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin

Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Navigating Early by Claire Vanderpool

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

Tesla's Attic by Neal Shusterman & Eric Elfman

Twerp by Mark Goldblatt

Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick

High School

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancy

The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

I am Malala by Malala Yousafzal & Christina Lamb

Invisibility by Andrea Creamer & David Levithan

No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale

Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Tilt by Ellen Hopkins

Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina


2014 Winners

Middle School:

Divergent by Veronica Roth

High School:

The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd