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Teen Readers' Choice Award 2019: Home

Check out the Nominees for the 2019 Illinois Teen Readers' Choice Lincoln Award. Read three or more nominees and vote for the winner in March.

Illinois Teen Readers' Choice Lincoln Award

Illinois Teen Readers' Choice Lincoln Award


The 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 Illinois School Library Media Specialist Association (ISLMA).


Read a minimum of 3 nominated books prior to voting in March 2019.

Copies of each book are available in the Library at the 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!

2018 Abe Award Winner

The Winner of the 2018 Teen Choice Award is:

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Book Club

Love the Lincolns? Join Book Club!

We read the Lincoln 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

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills

American Street by Ibi Zoboi


Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Born A Crime by Trevor Noah


Gabe Johnson Takes Over by Geoff Herbach


Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow


Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff


A List of Cages by Robin Roe

Nominee List


Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by Willow G. Wilson & Adrian Alphona


One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus


Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

The Thousandth Floor by Katherine McGee

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin