To honor the best books for young adults and children, TIME compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as U.S. Children's Poet Laureate.
Lists about: Best Young Adult Books, Best Strong Female Fantasy Novels, Most Exciting Upcoming YA Books, Best Teen Books About Real Problems, Best Youn .
In 2015, Albertalli's Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda was also nominated for Best Young Adult Fiction. It's only fitting that Simon's best friend, Leah, receives.
Who says Young Adult novels are just for kids? When tragedy strikes, the way you see the world can shift, and sometimes that's the best way to find new.