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GATEWAY AWARD NOMINEES PREVIOUS YEARS NOMINEES

2022-2023

Be Not Far From Me - Mindy McGinnis

Clap When You Land  - Elizabeth Acevedo

Fable - Adrienne Young

Girl On the Run - Abigail Johnson 

Golden Arm - Carl Deuker

How It All Blew Up - Arvin Ahmadi

If These Wings Could Fly - Kyrie McCauley

Jane Anonymous - Laurie Faria Stolarz

Punching the Air - Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

The Inheritance Games - Jennifer Lynn Barnes

This is My America - Kim Johnson

This Light Between Us: A Novel of World War II - Andrew Xia Fukuda & illus. by Euan Cook

Tweet Cute - Emma Lord

What I Carry - Jennifer Longo

2020-2021

A Heart in a Body in the World - Caletti, Deb

After the Shot Drops - Ribay, Randy

Camp Valor - McEwen, Scott & Hof Williams

Dread Nation - Ireland, Justina

Dry - Shusterman, Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

Flight Season - Marquardt, Marie

Hey, Kiddo - Krosoczka, Jarrett

Little White Lies - Barnes, Jennifer Lynn

Monday's Not Coming - Jackson, Tiffany

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe - Norton, Preston

Someone I Used to Know - Blount, Patty

The Book of Essie - Weir, Meghan MacLean

The Cruel Prince - Black, Holly

The Poet X - Acevado, Elizabeth​

The Unfortunates - Liggett, Kim

2018-2019

The Memory Book - Avery, Lara

Nemesis - Banks, Anna

Three Dark Crowns - Blake, Kendare

Tell Me Three Things - Buxbaum, Julie

All the Gallant Men - Donald Stratton, Donald & Gire, Ken

Symptoms of Being Human - Garvin, Jeff

My Lady Jane - Hand, Cynthia

When We Collided - Lord, Emery

Heartless - Meyer, Marissa

Holding Up the Universe - Niven, Jennifer

Salt to the Sea - Sepetys, Ruta

Scythe - Shusterman, Neal

Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee - Thompson, Mary G.

The Sun is Also a Star - Yoon, Nicola

The Serpent King - Zentner, Jeff

2016-2017

Call Me By My Name - Bradley, John Ed

Don't Look Back Armentrout, Jennifer L.

Free to FallMiller, Lauren

Love and Other Foreign Words McCahan, Erin

Made for YouMarr, Melissa

Nil Matson, Lynne

Red RisingBrown, Pierce

Since You've Been GoneMatson, Morgan

Some BoysBlount, Patty

The Book of Ivy Engel, Amy

The Kiss of DeceptionPearson, Mary E.

The Winner's CurseRutkoski, Marie

The Young ElitesLu, Marie

Torn AwayBrown, Jennifer

We Were LiarsLockhart, E.

2021-2022

Field Notes on Love - Smith, Jennifer E.

Fireborne - Munda, Rosaria

Heroine - McGinnis, Mindy

I Know You Remember - Donaldson, Jennifer

Internment - Ahmed, Samira

Ordinary Hazards - Grimes, Nikki

Patron Saints of Nothing - Ribay, Randy

SLAY - Morris, Brittney

The Escape of Light - Venturini, Fred

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager - Philippe, Ben

The Grace Year - Liggett, Kim

The Lovely and the Lost - Barnes, Jennifer Lynn

The Speed of Falling Objects - Fischer, Nancy Richardson

Where I End and You Begin - Norton, Preston

With the Fire on High - Acevedo, Elizabeth

2019-2020

A List of Cages - Roe, Robin

A Short History of the Girl Next Door - Reck, Jared

Dear Martin - Stone, Nic

Defy the Stars - Gray, Claudia

Dreamland Burning - Latham, Jennifer

Eliza and Her Monsters - Zappia, Francesca

Far From the Tree - Benway, Robin

Goodbye Days: A Novel - Zentner, Jeff

Invictus - Graudin, Ryan

Moxie - Mathieu, Jennifer

Nyxia - Reintgen, Scott

One of Us is Lying - McManus, Karen M.

Soldier Boy - Hutton, Keely

The Hate U Give - Thomas, Angie

The Names They Gave Us - Lord, Emery

2017-2018

All the Bright Places - Niven, Jennifer

An Ember in the Ashes - Tahir, Sabaa

Emmy and Oliver - Benway, Robin

Everything Everything - Yoon, Nicola

Extraordinary Means - Schneider, Robyn

The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak - Katcher, Brian

Inherit Midnight - Myers, Kate Kae

Losers Take All - Klass, David

Made You Up - Zappia, Francesca

A Madness So Discreet - McGinnis, Mindy

Ruthless - Adams, Carolyn Lee

Six of Crows - Bardugo, Leigh

This Raging Light - Laure, Estelle

Under a Painted Sky - Lee, Stacey

Zeroboxer - Lee, Fonda

2015-2016

5th Wave, TheYancey, Rick

All Our YesterdaysTerrill, Cristin

All the Truth That's in Me Berry, Julie

Eleanor and ParkRowell, Rainbow

Escape from Eden Nader, Elisa

I am the Weapon (Boy Nobody) Zadoff, Allen

In the Shadows of the Blackbirds Winters, Cat

Naturals, The Barnes, Jennifer Lynn

Out of the EasySepetys, Ruta

Program, TheYoung, Suzanne

ProxyLondon, Alex

Rules for Disappearing, The Elston, Ashley

Steelheart Sanderson, Brandon

Thousand WordsBrown, Jennifer

WingerSmith, Andrew

Previous Gateway Award Winners

2021-2022

To be announced April 2022!!!

2020-2021

The Unfortunates by Kim Liggett

2019-2020

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

2018-2019

Scythe by Neal Schusterman

2017-2018

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon


2016-2017

The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel


2015-2016

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancy


2014-2015

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


2013-2014

Divergent by Veronica Roth


2012-2013

Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry


2011-2012

Hate List by Jennifer Brown


2010-2011

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

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