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    • Search Result #1. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

    • Title
      Brown Girl Dreaming
      Author
      Jacqueline Woodson
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2014 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #2. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

    • Title
      Brown Girl Dreaming
      Author
      Jacqueline Woodson
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. Estimated wait undetermined.
      Pub date
      2014 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #3. Goblin Secrets by William Alexander

    • Title
      Goblin Secrets
      Author
      William Alexander
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Juvenile Audio Book
      Pub date
      2012 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #4. Goblin Secrets by William Alexander

    • Title
      Goblin Secrets
      Author
      William Alexander
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2012 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #5. Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    • Title
      Inside Out & Back Again
      Author
      Thanhha Lai
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OneClick Digital
      Pub date
      2011 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #6. Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    • Title
      Inside Out & Back Again
      Author
      Thanhha Lai
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2011 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #7. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

    • Title
      Mockingbird
      Author
      Kathryn Erskine
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OneClick Digital
      Pub date
      2010 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #8. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

    • Title
      Mockingbird
      Author
      Kathryn Erskine
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2010 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #9. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

    • Title
      Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
      Author
      Phillip Hoose
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 9 days)
      Pub date
      2009 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #10. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

    • Title
      Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
      Author
      Phillip Hoose
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library
      Pub date
      2009 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #11. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

    • Title
      What I Saw and How I Lied
      Author
      Judy Blundell
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Audio Book
      Pub date
      2008 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #12. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

    • Title
      What I Saw and How I Lied
      Author
      Judy Blundell
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2008 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #13. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

    • Title
      The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
      Author
      Sherman Alexie
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OneClick Digital
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #14. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

    • Title
      The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
      Author
      Sherman Alexie
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 17 days)
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #15. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

    • Title
      The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
      Author
      Sherman Alexie
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Audio Book
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #16. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

    • Title
      The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
      Author
      Sherman Alexie
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #17. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson

    • Title
      The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party
      Author
      M.T. Anderson
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2006 National Book Award YP, 2007 Horn Book /Fiction
    • Search Result #18. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson

    • Title
      The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party
      Author
      M.T. Anderson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      2006 National Book Award YP, 2007 Horn Book /Fiction
    • Search Result #19. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 5 days)
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #20. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #21. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 6 days)
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #22. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #23. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #24. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #25. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #26. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 8 days)
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #27. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #28. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #29. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #30. Godless by Pete Hautman

    • Title
      Godless
      Author
      Pete Hautman
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2004 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #31. The Canning Season by Polly Horvath

    • Title
      The Canning Season
      Author
      Polly Horvath
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2003 National Book Award YP, 2004 CLA YA Book of the Year
    • Search Result #32. The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

    • Title
      The House of the Scorpion
      Author
      Nancy Farmer
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 National Book Award YP, 2005 Senior YRCA, 2005 Nev.Young Adult, 2005 Volunteer St. 7-12, 2005 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2005 Sequoyah YA, 2006 SCBA/Junior, 2006 Young Hoosier Middle
    • Search Result #33. The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

    • Title
      The House of the Scorpion
      Author
      Nancy Farmer
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 National Book Award YP, 2005 Senior YRCA, 2005 Nev.Young Adult, 2005 Volunteer St. 7-12, 2005 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2005 Sequoyah YA, 2006 SCBA/Junior, 2006 Young Hoosier Middle
    • Search Result #34. True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

    • Title
      True Believer
      Author
      Virginia Euwer Wolff
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Audio Book
      Pub date
      2001 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #35. True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

    • Title
      True Believer
      Author
      Virginia Euwer Wolff
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2001 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #36. Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan

    • Title
      Homeless Bird
      Author
      Gloria Whelan
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2000 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #37. Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan

    • Title
      Homeless Bird
      Author
      Gloria Whelan
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2000 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #38. When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt

    • Title
      When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
      Author
      Kimberly Willis Holt
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1999 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #39. Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan

    • Title
      Dancing on the Edge
      Author
      Han Nolan
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      1997 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #40. Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida by Victor Martínez

    • Title
      Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
      Author
      Victor Martínez
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Pura Belpré /Text, 1996 National Book Award, 1996 Américas
    • Search Result #41. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      1999 Newbery, 1999 Horn Book /Fiction, 1998 National Book Award, 2001 Buckeye 6-8, 2002 Caudill 4-8, 2001 Mass.CBA, 1999 Penn.YRC 6-8, 2001 W.A.White 6-8, 2001 WEMA Middle, 2001 Land of Enchantment/YA, 2001 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2001 Black-Eyed Susan 6-9, 2001 Garden St.Fiction, 2001 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2001 Volunteer St. 4-6, 2001 Sequoyah Childrens, 2001 Nene, 2003 Soaring Eagle, 2001 Mark Twain 4-6
    • Search Result #42. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OverDrive
      Pub date
      1999 Newbery, 1999 Horn Book /Fiction, 1998 National Book Award, 2001 Buckeye 6-8, 2002 Caudill 4-8, 2001 Mass.CBA, 1999 Penn.YRC 6-8, 2001 W.A.White 6-8, 2001 WEMA Middle, 2001 Land of Enchantment/YA, 2001 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2001 Black-Eyed Susan 6-9, 2001 Garden St.Fiction, 2001 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2001 Volunteer St. 4-6, 2001 Sequoyah Childrens, 2001 Nene, 2003 Soaring Eagle, 2001 Mark Twain 4-6
    • Search Result #43. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1999 Newbery, 1999 Horn Book /Fiction, 1998 National Book Award, 2001 Buckeye 6-8, 2002 Caudill 4-8, 2001 Mass.CBA, 1999 Penn.YRC 6-8, 2001 W.A.White 6-8, 2001 WEMA Middle, 2001 Land of Enchantment/YA, 2001 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2001 Black-Eyed Susan 6-9, 2001 Garden St.Fiction, 2001 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2001 Volunteer St. 4-6, 2001 Sequoyah Childrens, 2001 Nene, 2003 Soaring Eagle, 2001 Mark Twain 4-6
    • Search Result #44. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      7 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1999 Newbery, 1999 Horn Book /Fiction, 1998 National Book Award, 2001 Buckeye 6-8, 2002 Caudill 4-8, 2001 Mass.CBA, 1999 Penn.YRC 6-8, 2001 W.A.White 6-8, 2001 WEMA Middle, 2001 Land of Enchantment/YA, 2001 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2001 Black-Eyed Susan 6-9, 2001 Garden St.Fiction, 2001 Ariz.Young Readers-Teen, 2001 Volunteer St. 4-6, 2001 Sequoyah Childrens, 2001 Nene, 2003 Soaring Eagle, 2001 Mark Twain 4-6
    • Search Result #45. Homesick: My Own Story by Jean Fritz

    • Title
      Homesick: My Own Story
      Author
      Jean Fritz
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #46. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

    • Title
      Miss Rumphius
      Author
      Barbara Cooney
      Holdings
      6 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book
    • Search Result #47. Doctor De Soto by William Steig

    • Title
      Doctor De Soto
      Author
      William Steig
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Juvenile Picture Book
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book, 1985 Ga.Children's Picture Book, 1983 Little Archer
    • Search Result #48. Doctor De Soto by William Steig

    • Title
      Doctor De Soto
      Author
      William Steig
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Barrett Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book, 1985 Ga.Children's Picture Book, 1983 Little Archer
    • Search Result #49. Doctor De Soto by William Steig

    • Title
      Doctor De Soto
      Author
      William Steig
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Barrett Branch and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book, 1985 Ga.Children's Picture Book, 1983 Little Archer
    • Search Result #50. Doctor De Soto by William Steig

    • Title
      Doctor De Soto
      Author
      William Steig
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book, 1985 Ga.Children's Picture Book, 1983 Little Archer
    • Search Result #51. Chimney Sweeps by James Cross Giblin

    • Title
      Chimney Sweeps
      Author
      James Cross Giblin
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award / YP Nonfic
    • Search Result #52. Westmark by Lloyd Alexander

    • Title
      Westmark
      Author
      Lloyd Alexander
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1982 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #53. Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak

    • Title
      Outside Over There
      Author
      Maurice Sendak
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Juvenile Picture Book
      Pub date
      1981 Horn Book /Picture Book, 1982 NBA /Picture Book
    • Search Result #54. A Penguin Year by Susan Bonners

    • Title
      A Penguin Year
      Author
      Susan Bonners
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1982 National Book Award /YP Nonfic
    • Search Result #55. The Night Swimmers by Betsy Byars

    • Title
      The Night Swimmers
      Author
      Betsy Byars
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1981 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #56. Oh, Boy! Babies by Alison Cragin Herzig & Jane Lawrence Mali

    • Title
      Oh, Boy! Babies
      Author
      Alison Cragin Herzig & Jane Lawrence Mali
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1981 National Book Award /YP Nonfic
    • Search Result #57. A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl\'s Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos

    • Title
      A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832
      Author
      Joan W. Blos
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1980 Newbery, 1980 National Book Award
    • Search Result #58. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

    • Title
      The Great Gilly Hopkins
      Author
      Katherine Paterson
      Holdings
      6 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1979 National Book Award YP, 1981 Ga.Children's Book, 1981 W.A.White, 1981 Garden St.Fiction, 1981 Iowa Children's Choice
    • Search Result #59. The View From the Oak by Judith Kohl & Herbert Kohl

    • Title
      The View From the Oak
      Author
      Judith Kohl & Herbert Kohl
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1978 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #60. The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson

    • Title
      The Master Puppeteer
      Author
      Katherine Paterson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      1977 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #61. Bert Breen\'s Barn by Walter D. Edmonds

    • Title
      Bert Breen's Barn
      Author
      Walter D. Edmonds
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1976 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #62. M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton

    • Title
      M. C. Higgins, the Great
      Author
      Virginia Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in OneClick Digital
      Pub date
      1975 Newbery, 1974 Horn Book /Fiction, 1975 National Book Award
    • Search Result #63. M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton

    • Title
      M. C. Higgins, the Great
      Author
      Virginia Hamilton
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      1975 Newbery, 1974 Horn Book /Fiction, 1975 National Book Award
    • Search Result #64. M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton

    • Title
      M. C. Higgins, the Great
      Author
      Virginia Hamilton
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1975 Newbery, 1974 Horn Book /Fiction, 1975 National Book Award
    • Search Result #65. M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton

    • Title
      M. C. Higgins, the Great
      Author
      Virginia Hamilton
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 21 days)
      Pub date
      1975 Newbery, 1974 Horn Book /Fiction, 1975 National Book Award
    • Search Result #66. The Court of the Stone Children by Eleanor Cameron

    • Title
      The Court of the Stone Children
      Author
      Eleanor Cameron
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1974 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #67. The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. LeGuin

    • Title
      The Farthest Shore
      Author
      Ursula K. LeGuin
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1973 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #68. The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine or The Hithering Thithering Djinn by Donald Barthelme

    • Title
      The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine or The Hithering Thithering Djinn
      Author
      Donald Barthelme
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1972 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #69. The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian by Lloyd Alexander

    • Title
      The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian
      Author
      Lloyd Alexander
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1971 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #70. A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing up in Warsaw by Isaac Bashevis Singer

    • Title
      A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing up in Warsaw
      Author
      Isaac Bashevis Singer
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1970 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #71. Journey from Peppermint Street by Meindert DeJong

    • Title
      Journey from Peppermint Street
      Author
      Meindert DeJong
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1969 National Book Award YP
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