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 

image   image

GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES by Mike Jung

 

Best Middle Grade Humor 2012 

image   image

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

 

Best Middle Grade Paranormal 2012 

image   image

THE CAVENDISH SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS by Claire Legrand

 

Best Middle Grade Historical 2012 

image   image

LIAR & SPY by Rebecca Stead

 

Best Middle Grade Nonfiction 2012 

image   image

MYTHBUSTERS: CONFIRM OR BUST by Samantha Margles

 

Best Middle Grade Graphic Novel 2012 

image   image

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 

imageimage

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

image  image

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

 

 Best Teen Graphic Novel 2012

image  image

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!

 

 

 

 

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

And She Was
Dara’s lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie....
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
Lifeline
Popular high school senior Eli Ross has the perfect...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Brightly Burning
Stella Ainsley leaves poverty behind when she quits her...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
A Pain Less Ordinary
Becca's life is anything but ordinary. At fifteen, she's...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All
The tragic lives of Henry VIII and his six...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Junction 2020 Book 1: The Portal
New Year's Eve, 2019. Mari Stratton attends a New...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
Summer Constellations
Julia Ducharme is ready for a fresh start. Her...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World
"Well-behaved women seldom make history." —Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Pulitzer Prize-winning...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Begin a fantastic journey with our hero, the Warrior from...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Fairy Mom and Me
From the bestselling author of the Shopaholic series and the...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Picture Us in the Light
Danny Cheng has always known his parents have secrets. But...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Time Tracers
Twelve-year-old Taj Carter is on a high-stakes mission to track...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Screenshot
Skye's social media game is always on point. Until her...
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Better Together (Heartwood Hotel, #3)
Spring has come to Fernwood Forest, and the Heartwood Hotel...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Sky in the Deep
A 2018 Most Anticipated Young Adult book that is...
 
5.0
 
5.0 (2)

Latest Member Reviews

And She Was
 
3.0
"If the authors intention was to help non-transgendered peoples understand transgendered people, I think that was accomplished. I..."
Sky in the Deep
 
5.0
"No comment."
Abhorsen (Abhorsen #3)
 
4.0
"Picking up right where book #2’s cliffhangery ending left off, Garth Nix brings us the satisfying conclusion to his Abhorsen..."
The Queen Of The Tearling (The Tearling Trilogy, #1)
 
4.0
"An exceptional middle-fantasy debut, keyed to a New Adult audience. Kelsea is an unremarkable orphaned girl, long kept..."
The Selection
 
5.0
" The Selection by Kiera Cass is unlike any book I’ve ever read. Reminiscent of The Bachelor in setup, but..."
Picture Us in the Light
 
4.7
"Danny Cheng appears to have it all--a tight-knit group of friends, a full ride to his school of choice, artistic..."
Screenshot
 
3.3
"Asha, Emma, and Skye have been best friends for years, but things have been different lately. Skye is only worried..."
Stealing Liberty
 
5.0
"This is a book that you wish you could just sit down and read without interruption! Keeps you..."
Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express
 
4.3
"SAME BUT DIFFERENT by twins Ryan Elizabeth Peete & RJ Peete is told in alternating narratives and loosely based on..."
Everless (Everless #1)
 
5.0
"Everless was my first read of the year and I do indeed feel guilty for reviewing it just now. The..."
Lifeline
 
4.0
"Eli has it all until he falls prey to the addiction of drugs. His last use of heroin nearly kills..."
Stealing Liberty
 
5.0
"Need an adventure to get lost in? Read this book!! It is gripping from beginning to end with..."
Stealing Liberty
 
4.7
"I am amazed as to how versatile Jennifer Froelich is as an author. Each book is so creative and unique..."
Stealing Liberty
 
5.0
"Hidden underneath the rubble and remains of a burned out school library, lies a treasure - a real library that..."
Devils Unto Dust
 
4.7
"In this alternative history the time after the Civil War has caused not only bad times to come to Daisy..."
The Traitor's Game
 
4.7
"THE TRAITOR'S GAME alternates between two main characters: Kestra and Simon. When Kestra is called back home to her father's..."
Better Than This
 
4.7
"The story: Samantha “Sam” Becker wants only one thing – to go to Juilliard. She’s a veritable prodigy with..."
The Poet X
 
4.0
"The Poet X felt like coming home. I felt the presence of the bodegas as if I walked by them..."
Zenith: The Androma Saga
 
4.0
"ZENITH: THE ANDROMA SAGA by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings is a young adult science fiction novel that follows the..."
Miles Away From You
 
3.7
"Grief is a funny thing, it's usually messy--and rarely neat--with the barest of touches, it makes a wreck of your..."