Book Lists

Teens’ Top Ten

Iowa Teen Award 2020-2021 list
The Benefits of Being and Octopus – Ann Braden
Craig & Fred – Craig Grossi
The 57 Bus – Dashka Slater
Five Feet Apart – Rachael Lippincott
Forget Me Not – Ellie Terry
Game Changer – Tommy Greenwald
Hey, Kiddo – Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hooper – Geoff Herbach
Illegal – Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus – Dusti Bowling
Missing Mike – Shari Green
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise – Dan Gemeinhart
Skyward – Brandon Sanderson
Speak: The Graphic Novel – Laurie Halse Anderson
Tight – Torrey Maldonado

Iowa High School Book Award 2020-2021 list
The Astonishing Color of After – Emily X. R. Pan
Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi
Dear Evan Hansen – Val Emmich
Dry – Neal & Jarrod Shusterman
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter – Erika L. Sanchez
On the Come Up – Angie Thomas
Sadie – Courtney Summers
Shout – Laurie Halse Anderson
They Both Die in the End – Adam Silvera
This is Not the End – Chandler Baker
A Very Large Expanse of Sea – Tahereh Mafi
We Are Okay – Nina LaCour