ILA Children’s and Young Adults' Book Awards Nominating Form

ILA Children’s and Young Adults' Book Awards are given for an author’s first or second published book written for children or young adults (birth to 17 years).

Awards are given in three categories: primary, intermediate, and young adult for fiction and non-fiction works. Books from all countries and published in English for the first time during the 2014 calendar year will be considered.


Deadline for submission of title is October 31, 2015.


For additional information, please click on Guidelines for Nomination

The following title is nominated for the 2016 IRA Children's and Young Adults' Book Award. Please complete a separate form for each title being submitted.

Age Level (check one)

Additional Information

* Do you grant the International Reading Association permission to reprint the book jacket or an interior illustration or use electronically in the future as part of its promotion of the IRA Children's and Young Adults' Book Award?

Shipping Information

You will be asked to provide one copy of each book submitted to all committee members. The list of shipping addresses with additional instructions will be send to the e-mail address provided above; please begin to ship submitted titles as soon as you receive the addresses. Books must reach the shipping addresses by November 1, 2015.


If the books are not available in published form by November 1, we ask that galley proofs be sent until the published book can be sent.

* Indicates Response Required