Locus Award for Best Young Adult Book


Winners of the Locus Award for Best Young Adult Book, awarded by the Locus magazine. Awards presented in a given year are for works published in the previous calendar year.

The award for Best Young Adult Book was first presented in 2003, and is among the awards still presented.


Winners are as follows:[1]

Year Novel Author
2003 Coraline Neil Gaiman
2004 The Wee Free Men Terry Pratchett
2005 A Hat Full of Sky Terry Pratchett
2006 Pay the Piper: A Rock 'N' Roll Fairy Tale Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple
2007 Wintersmith Terry Pratchett
2008 Un Lun Dun China Miéville
2009 The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman
2010 Leviathan Scott Westerfeld
2011 Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi
2012 The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Catherynne M. Valente
2013 Railsea China Miéville
2014 The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two Catherynne M. Valente
2015 Half a King Joe Abercrombie
2016 The Shepherd's Crown Terry Pratchett
2017 Revenger Alastair Reynolds
2018 Akata Warrior Nnedi Okorafor
2019 Dread Nation Justina Ireland
2020 Dragon Pearl Yoon Ha Lee

See also


  1. ^ "Locus YA Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2015-03-04.

External links

  • Graphical listing of awards and nominees with excerpts and synopses—Worlds Without End
  • Official Locus Awards page