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    • Search Result #1. 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 #2. 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 #3. Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    • Title
      Inside Out & Back Again
      Author
      Thanhha Lai
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2011 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #4. Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    • Title
      Inside Out & Back Again
      Author
      Thanhha Lai
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library
      Pub date
      2011 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #5. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

    • Title
      Mockingbird
      Author
      Kathryn Erskine
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2010 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #6. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

    • Title
      Mockingbird
      Author
      Kathryn Erskine
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Juvenile Fiction
      Pub date
      2010 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #7. 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 19 days)
      Pub date
      2009 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #8. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

    • Title
      Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
      Author
      Phillip Hoose
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Biography
      Pub date
      2009 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #9. 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 #10. 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 #11. 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 Online
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #12. 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 Barrett Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • 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 Young Adult Audio Book
      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 3 days)
      Pub date
      2007 National Book Award YP, 2008 Horn Book /Fiction, 2009 Del.Diamond HS
    • Search Result #15. 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 #16. 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 Online
      Pub date
      2006 National Book Award YP, 2007 Horn Book /Fiction
    • Search Result #17. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #18. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Burke Branch in Juvenile Audio Book
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #19. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      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 Online
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #21. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #22. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

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

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #26. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

    • Title
      The Penderwicks
      Author
      Jeanne Birdsall
      Holdings
      7 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #27. 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 #28. The Canning Season by Polly Horvath

    • Title
      The Canning Season
      Author
      Polly Horvath
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      2003 National Book Award YP, 2004 CLA YA Book of the Year
    • Search Result #29. 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 #30. The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

    • Title
      The House of the Scorpion
      Author
      Nancy Farmer
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library 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 #31. 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 #32. 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 #33. 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 #34. Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan

    • Title
      Homeless Bird
      Author
      Gloria Whelan
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 1 days)
      Pub date
      2000 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #35. When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt

    • Title
      When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
      Author
      Kimberly Willis Holt
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1999 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #36. 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 #37. 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 #38. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      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 #39. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      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 #40. 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 #41. Holes by Louis Sachar

    • Title
      Holes
      Author
      Louis Sachar
      Holdings
      5 copies available at 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 #42. 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 #43. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

    • Title
      Miss Rumphius
      Author
      Barbara Cooney
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1983 National Book Award /Picture Book
    • Search Result #44. 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 #45. 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 #46. Doctor De Soto by William Steig

    • Title
      Doctor De Soto
      Author
      William Steig
      Holdings
      3 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 #47. 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 #48. 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 #49. 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 #50. Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak

    • Title
      Outside Over There
      Author
      Maurice Sendak
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Barrett Branch and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1981 Horn Book /Picture Book, 1982 NBA /Picture Book
    • Search Result #51. 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 #52. 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 #53. 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 #54. 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 #55. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

    • Title
      The Great Gilly Hopkins
      Author
      Katherine Paterson
      Holdings
      7 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke 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 #56. 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 #57. 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 #58. The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson

    • Title
      The Master Puppeteer
      Author
      Katherine Paterson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Juvenile Fiction
      Pub date
      1977 National Book Award YP
    • Search Result #59. 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 #60. 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 Online
      Pub date
      1975 Newbery, 1974 Horn Book /Fiction, 1975 National Book Award
    • Search Result #61. 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 #62. 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 #63. 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 #64. 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 #65. 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 #66. 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 #67. 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 #68. 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 #69. 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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