Previous Amy Mathers Teen Book Award Winners and Finalists

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016  2015



Janice Lynn Mather. Facing the Sun. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young  Readers, 2020.


Ben Philippe. Charming as a Verb. New York: Balzer & Bray, 2020.

Raziel Reid. Followers. Toronto: Penguin Teen Canada, 2020.

Danielle Younge-Ullman. He Must Like You. Toronto: Penguin Teen Canada, 2020.

June Hur. The Silence of Bones. New York: Fiewel & Friends, 2020.



Natasha Deen. In the Key of Nira Ghani. Philadelphia: Running Press Teens, 2019.


L.D. Crichton. All Our Broken Pieces. New York: Hyperion, 2019.

Nafiza Azad. The Candle and the Flame. New York: Scholastic Press, 2019.

Tom Ryan. Keep This to Yourself. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 2019.

S.K. Ali. Love from A to Z. New York: Salaam Reads, 2019.



Michelle Barker. The House of One Thousand Eyes. Toronto: Annick Press, 2018.


Kelley Armstrong. Aftermath. Toronto: Penguin Teen Canada, 2018.

Catherine Lo. Easy Prey. New York: Amulet Books, 2018.

Tanaz Bhathena. A Girl Like That. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2018.

Janice Lyne Mather. Learning to Breathe. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018.



Cherie Dimaline. The Marrow Thieves. Toronto: DCB, 2017.


Heather Smith. The Agony of Bun O’Keefe. Toronto: Penguin Teen Canada, 2017.

Danielle Younge-Ullman. Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined. Toronto: Razorbill Canada, 2017.

Darren Groth. Munro vs. the Coyote. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2017.

Allan Stratton. The Way Back Home. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2017.



E.K. Johnston. Exit, Pursued by a Bear. New York: Dutton Books, 2016.


M-E Girard. Girl Mans Up. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

Catherine Egan. Julia Vanishes. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2016.

Caroline Pignat. Shooter. Razorbill Canada, 2016.

Eileen Cook. With Malice. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.



Susan Juby. The Truth Commission. Toronto: Razorbill Canada, 2015.


Holly Bodger. 5 to 1. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015

Erin Bow. The Scorpion Rules. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2015.

Stephanie Tromly. Trouble is a Friend of Mine. New York: Kathy Dawson Books, 2015.

Emil Sher. Young Man With Camera. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2015.



Marthe Jocelyn. What We Hide. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2014.


Laura Langston. The Art of Getting Stared At. Toronto: Razorbill Canada, 2014.

Robert Paul Weston. Blues for Zoey. Toronto: Razorbill Canada, 2014.

Jeyn Roberts. The Bodies We Wear. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Caroline Pignat. The Gospel Truth. Markham, ON: Red Deer Press, 2014.