Alex Award

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The “Alex” Award is given annually by YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) to 10 outstanding books written for adults that have teen (ages 12 – 18) appeal.  Created in 1998, The Alex Award is sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust.  The award is named after Margaret Alexander “Alex” Edwards, who was a young adult librarian at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore.

Use the links below to view the titles in the library’s online catalog, or view/download a copy (.pdf) of the list.

Alex Award 2022 (future!) Alex Award 2017/list Alex Award 2012/list Alex Award 2007/list Alex Award 2002/list
Alex Award 2021 (future!) Alex Award 2016/list Alex Award 2011/list Alex Award 2006/list Alex Award 2001/list
Alex Award 2020/list Alex Award 2015/list Alex Award 2010/list Alex Award 2005/list Alex Award 2000/list
Alex Award 2019/list Alex Award 2014/list Alex Award 2009/list Alex Award 2004/list Alex Award 1999/list
Alex Award 2018/list Alex Award 2013/list Alex Award 2008/list Alex Award 2003/list Alex Award 1998/list
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