YABC Choice Awards 2012 - Results

Thank you, everyone, who voted in the 2012 YABC Choice Awards!
We're proud to announce the winners in each category below.
Authors, please feel free to download your YABC Award Seals!

 

Best Fiction Picture Book 2012

   

BOY + BOT by Ame Dyckman and Dan Yaccarino

Best Nonfiction Picture Book 2012

   

YOU ARE STARDUST by Elin Kelsey and Soyeon Kim

 

Best Middle Grade Contemporary 2012

   

R.J. Palacio’s WONDER

And the fabulous runners up:

Jo Knowles’ SEE YOU AT HARRY’S

Ellen Potter’s THE HUMMING ROOM

Tom Angleberger’s THE SECRET OF THE FORTUNE WOOKIEE

 

Best Middle Grade Fantasy 2012

   

 PALACE OF STONE by Shannon Hale

And the runners up:

KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES by Shannon Messenger

THE CAVENDISH HOME FOR BOYS AND GIRLS by Claire Legrand

THE MAPMAKER AND THE GHOST by Sarvenaz Tash

 

Best Middle Grade Sci-Fi 2012 

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GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES by Mike Jung

 

Best Middle Grade Humor 2012 

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE THIRD WHEEL by Jeff Kinney

 

Best Middle Grade Paranormal 2012 

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THE CAVENDISH SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS by Claire Legrand

 

Best Middle Grade Historical 2012 

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LIAR & SPY by Rebecca Stead

 

Best Middle Grade Nonfiction 2012 

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MYTHBUSTERS: CONFIRM OR BUST by Samantha Margles

 

Best Middle Grade Graphic Novel 2012 

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A WRINKLE IN TIME: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL by Madeleine L’Engle and Hope Larson

 

Best Middle Grade Audio Book 2012 

   

PALACE OF STONE by Shannon Hale

 

Favorite Middle Grade Author 2012 

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Rick Riordan

 

Best Teen Contemporary 2012

  

John Green’s THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

Here are the three runners up:

Katie McGarry’s PUSHING THE LIMITS

Huntley Fitzpatrick’s MY LIFE NEXT DOOR

K. M. Walton’s CRACKED

 

Best Teen Fantasy 2012

  

Leigh Bardugo’s SHADOW AND BONE

The runners up:

Sarah J. Maas’ THRONE OF GLASS

Becca Fitzpatrick’s FINALE

Robin LaFevers’ GRAVE MERCY

 

Best Teen Sci-Fi 2012

  

Marissa Meyer’s CINDER

The runners up:

Michelle Hodkin’s THE EVOLUTION OF MARA DYER

Melissa West’s GRAVITY

Myra McEntire’s TIMEPIECE

 

Best Teen Paranormal 2012

 

Jennifer L. Armentrout’s DEITY from the Covenant Series

The terrific runners up:

Libba Bray’s THE DIVINERS

Wendy Higgins’ SWEET EVIL

Julie Kagawa’s THE IMMORTAL RULES

 

Best Teen Dystopian/Post-Apoc 2012

  

Veronica Roth’s INSURGENT

The fabulous runners up:

Veronica Rossi’s UNDER THE NEVER SKY

Marissa Meyer’s CINDER

Lauren Oliver’s PANDEMONIUM

 

Best Teen Humor 2012

  

Anna Banks’ OF POSEIDON

The runners up:

MEANT TO BE by Lauren Morrill

CROAK by Gina Damico

TEAM HUMAN by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan

 

Best Teen Historical 2012

  

Robin LaFevers' GRAVE MERCY

Congrats to these runners up:

Elizabeth Wein’s CODE NAME VERITY

Robin Bridges’ THE GATHERING STORM

Leah Scheier’s SECRET LETTERS

 

Best Teen Horror/Thriller 2012

  

Kendare Blake’s GIRL OF NIGHTMARES

And the runners up:

Courtney Summers’ THIS IS NOT A TEST

Barry Lyga’s I HUNT KILLERS

Daniel Marks’ VELVETEEN

 

Best Teen Nonfiction 2012

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DEAR TEEN ME edited by E. Kristin Anderson and Miranda Kenneally

 

 Best Teen Graphic Novel 2012

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UGLIES: SHAY’S STORY by Scott Westerfeld and Devin Grayson

 

Best Teen Audio Book 2012

   

Best Audio Book goes to THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson!

 

Favorite Teen Author 2012

 

Congrats to Veronica Roth, YABC’s Favorite Teen Author 2012!

The fabulous runners up who also got a ton of reader love:

Laini Taylor, Libba Bray, and Michelle Hodkin

 

Congrats, everyone! And thank you, readers, for voting!
Till next time!

 

 

 

 

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