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Nominees for the Abraham Lincoln Award for 2016
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Vote March 15th!


The Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award



The Abe Award is given each year to  the author whose book receives the most votes from high school students in Illinois. It is awarded by the Illinois School Library Media Specialist Association (ISLMA).



Read a minimum of 3 nominated books prior to voting in March 2016. Copies of each book are available in the Library. For each book you read submit an Abe Form like the one below. This form will enter you into drawings for prizes.

Ballots for voting will be sent by email in March.



Each Abe Form you submit via email will enter you into  drawings for:

  • Candy
  • Books
  • Fun school supplies
  • Other free stuff!

 The more books you read the more chances you have of winning! Winners will be announced every week on school announcements.


Book Club

Love the Abes? Join Book Club!

We read the Abe Nominees together. We also recommend books to the student body, review books before they are published, meet authors, and more...

Every other Tuesday after school in the Library South Classroom.

Ask Miss Greener for more information.


Abe Lincoln Nominee List

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

  Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

 Boy 21 by Matthew Quick

 Butter by Erin Jade Lange

Cruel Beauty Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

 The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

 Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

 Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

 I Am The Weapon by Allen Zadoff

 I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

 If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

 The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson


2015 Abe Award Winner

The Winner of the 2015 Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award is:

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell


Abe Lincoln Nominee List

 One Shot at Forever by Chris Ballard

 Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

 Positive by Paige Rawl

 Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

 Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern

 Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

 This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

 We Were Liars by E. Lockhart


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