Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award

The 2024 List of Nominees will be announced on March 18, 2024 - be sure to watch this space!

And the 2023 winner is...

The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson is Our Top Teen Pick for 2023!

Over 1,000 teens in the Commonwealth have voted and the winning book for the second Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award is the novel The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson (Katherine Tegan Books, 2022).  The first runner-up is I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel Books, 2022) and the second runner up is The Getaway by Lamar Giles (Scholastic Press, 2022).  The Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award is the only award in the Bay State that invites students in grades 7-12 to vote for their top new books.

Welcome to the home of Massachusetts' Teen Choice Book Award!  This is the only award in the Bay State that invites students in grades 7-12 to select their top new books of the year!

The list of nominees has been curated by a committee of public librarians, school library media specialists and educators. Teens are invited to read the titles starting during the summer of 2023 and vote for their favorite books in September! 

Statewide voting will be held September 1-22.