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Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award


Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award


The Abe Lincoln 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 Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE).


Read a minimum of 3 nominated books prior to voting in March 2020.

Copies of each book are available in the Library at the Abe Lincoln Award display. Look for the books with the Abe Lincoln sticker on the spine.

Ballots for voting will be sent to all students via email in March.

Vote Now!

2019 Abe Award Winner

The Winner of the 2019 Abe Lincoln Teen Choice Book Award is:

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Club

Love the Lincolns? Join Book Club!

We read the Abe Award nominees together. We also recommend books to each other, review books, meet authors, and more...


Every other Tuesday after school in the Library South Classroom.

Ask Miss Greener for more information.

Nominee List

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan


Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Dear Martin by Nic Stone


Don't Get Caught by Kurt Dinan

Far From The Tree by Robin Benway


The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis


Hooper by Geoff Herbach


How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

Nominee List


Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds


Monday's Not coming by Tiffany Jackson

Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Sadie by Courtney Summers

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley