Browse Books by Year

Fourteen and Up

This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.

THE GOSPEL OF WINTER

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Kiely
Author's First Name: 
Brendan
Publisher: 
Margaret K. McElderry
Publication Date: 
2014

16-year-old Aidan is being abused by his priest, Father Greg, a man Aidan has long admired. Hauntingly tragic and appropriately claustrophobic, Kiely's beautifully written novel on a difficult subject is geared for older teens.

I'LL GIVE YOU THE SUN

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Nelson
Author's First Name: 
Jandy
Publisher: 
Dial
Publication Date: 
2014

At sixteen, formerly inseparable twins Noah and Jude have stopped speaking to each other after a horrific accident. Their alternating voices tell how they begin to heal by sharing their lives and art again. A powerful story of sibling love and rivalry.

WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Reynolds
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Atheneum
Publication Date: 
2014

See annotation under "Audiobooks."

THE FAMILY ROMANOV: MURDER, REBELLION, AND THE FALL OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Fleming
Author's First Name: 
Candace
Publisher: 
Schwartz & Wade
Publication Date: 
2014

See the annotation under 'Audiobooks."

ONE MAN GUY

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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Barakiva
Author's First Name: 
Michael
Publisher: 
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication Date: 
2014

Alek’s strict Armenian parents send him to summer school where he meets cute bad boy Ethan. Their misadventures are both hilarious and poignant.

THE FREEDOM SUMMER MURDERS

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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Mitchell
Author's First Name: 
Don
Publisher: 
Scholastic
Publication Date: 
2014

Mitchell offers a searing look at the events of June 1964, including vivid portraits of the three young adults who lost their lives attempting to secure the vote for all, a look at the decades-long investigations and trials, and an examination of the evolution of racism in Mississippi to the present day.

WE WERE LIARS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lockhart
Author's First Name: 
E.
Publisher: 
Delacorte
Publication Month: 
May
Publication Date: 
5/13/14

Cadence struggles to remember what happened her fifteenth summer two years ago when an accident occurred to change everything on her wealthy family’s private island off of Cape Cod. A captivating mystery.

NOGGIN

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Whaley
Author's First Name: 
John Corey
Publisher: 
Atheneum
Publication Month: 
April
Publication Date: 
2014

Five years after freezing his head before death, Travis Coates is back with someone else's body. He’s is ready to restart his life, but…everyone else kept living. A humorous story about losing your head and getting it back again.

PURE GRIT: HOW AMERICAN WORLD WAR II NURSES SURVIVED BATTLE AND PRISON CAMP IN THE PACIFIC

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Farrell
Author's First Name: 
Mary
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2014

The amazing women who enlisted and served in the Philippines during World War II came with nursing skills, ball gowns and golf clubs. They provided invaluable medical assistance to the US troops, and suffered alongside them during internment in Japanese POW camps.

THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Anderson
Author's First Name: 
Laurie
Publisher: 
Penguin
Publication Date: 
2014

After five years on the road Hayley must deal with her own painful memories as the daughter of a veteran and struggles to balance senior year in high school, graduation and new romance along with taking care of her father.

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