2023 Illinois Lincoln Award nominee book list

The Lincoln award book list encourages teens in high school to read for pleasure and to become lifelong readers. Named after former President Abraham Lincoln, an avid reader and noted author, the Lincoln Award is sponsored by AISLE and administered by the steering committee.

We've gathered the current Lincoln Award nominees into one place for easy shopping! They're listed in alphabetical order by author's last name, mirroring the Lincoln committee's current list!

Ace of Spades By Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250800817
Availability: In Stock
Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 1st, 2021

How It All Blew Up By Arvin Ahmadi Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780593202876
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

How It All Blew Up By Arvin Ahmadi Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593202890
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Love from A to Z By S. K. Ali Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534442733
Availability: In Stock
Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 9th, 2020

Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

We Are Not Free By Traci Chee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

We Are Not Free By Traci Chee Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780358668107
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Published: Clarion Books - March 1st, 2022

Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534441613
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 1st, 2022

Not So Pure and Simple By Lamar Giles Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062349194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 21st, 2020

Not So Pure and Simple By Lamar Giles Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062349200
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 27th, 2020

Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062685100
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Grown By Tiffany D. Jackson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

Grown By Tiffany D. Jackson Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062840363
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 27th, 2021

Tokyo Ever After: A Novel By Emiko Jean Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766601
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 18th, 2021

Tokyo Ever After: A Novel By Emiko Jean Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250766625
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2022

You Should See Me in a Crown By Leah Johnson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

You Should See Me in a Crown By Leah Johnson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338503296
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$24.99
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ISBN: 9781637150726
Published: Oni Press - July 5th, 2022

Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

Elatsoe By Darcie Little Badger, Rovina Cai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Darcie Little Badger, Rovina Cai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140053
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555254
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525555278
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - December 28th, 2021

Furia By Yamile Saied Méndez Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
Availability: In Stock
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Furia By Yamile Saied Méndez Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781643751894
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

The Loop By Ben Oliver Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338589306
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Published: Chicken House - April 7th, 2020

The Loop By Ben Oliver Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338589313
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Published: Chicken House - May 4th, 2021

Game Changer By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061998676
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 9th, 2021

Game Changer By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780061998683
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 15th, 2022

Today Tonight Tomorrow By Rachel Lynn Solomon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534440258
Availability: In Stock
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Cemetery Boys By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
Availability: In Stock
Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

Check, Please! Book 1: # Hockey By Ngozi Ukazu Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250177964
Availability: In Stock
Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018