Goals for this include:
- To encourage Georgia young adults in grades 9-12 to recognize and read quality literature appropriate to their needs, interests, and reading levels.
- To honor outstanding works in YA literature.
- To recognize authors in the field of YA literature.
- To develop cooperative school and public library services to teens.
The 2012-2013 Winner was Divergent by Veronica Roth
Honor books were:
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys