This Sunday marks the 86th annual Academy Awards, but let’s not forget 2013 was also a stunning year in YA books. Which of these contenders are truly Oscar-worthy? Throw on your best ball gown and vote in the comments below! And the nominees are…
1. Best Picture
This award goes to the best YA novel published in 2013.
1. The 5th Wave2. Allegiant3. Crown of Midnight4. Eleanor and Park5. Rose Under Fire6. The Clockwork Princess7. Scarlet8. The Elite9. Champion10. The Moon and More
2. Actor in a Leading Role
This award goes to the best male protagonist in a YA novel published in 2013.
1. Tobias – Allegiant2. Ryan Dean – Winger3. Adrian – The Fiery Heart4. Park – Eleanor and Park5. Willem – Just One Year
3. Actress in a Leading Role
This award goes to the best female protagonist in a YA novel published in 2013.
1. Cassie – The 5th Wave2. Emaline – The Moon and More3. Eleanor – Eleanor and Park4. Alaina – Crown Midnight5. Triss – Allegiant
4. Actor in a Supporting Role
This award goes to the best male supporting character in a YA novel published in 2013.
1. Ben Parrish – The 5th Wave2. Eddie – The Fiery Heart3. River – Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea4. Maxim – The Elite5. Caleb – Allegiant
5. Actress in a Supporting Role
This award goes to the best female supporting character in a YA novel published in 2013.
1. Tess – Champion2. Ringer – The 5th Wave3. Reagan – Fangirl4. Kate – Just One Year5. Cinder – Scarlet
6. Costume Design
This award goes to the best YA book cover published in 2013.
1. The Elite2. Clockwork Princess3. Siege and Storm4. Rebel Spring5. The 5th Wave6. Winger7. Eleanor and Park8. Reality Boy9. The Lord of Opium10. Champion
This award goes to the best YA author published in 2013.
1. Rick Yancey2. Veronica Roth3. Rainbow Rowell4. Gayle Forman5. Elizabeth Wein6. Sarah Maas7. Ruta Sepetys8. Andrew Smith9. Marie Lu10. Marissa Meyer
This award goes to best YA non-fiction title published in 2013.
1. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban2. Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, and Other Female Villains3. Once Upon a Road Trip4. The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi
9. Foreign Language
This award goes to the best children’s novel in translation published in 2013.
1. The Twistrose Key (written by Tone Almhjell, translated by Tone Almhjell)2. Mister Orange (written by Truus Matti, translated by Laura Watkinson)3. The War Within These Walls (written by Aline Sax, translated by Laura Watkinson)
10. Short Film
This award goes to best work of short fiction (short story or novella) published in 2013.
1. The Transfer: A Divergent Story by Veronica Roth2. The Prince: A Selection Novella by Kiera Cass3. Fracture Me: A Shatter Me Novella by Tahereh Mafi4. In Time: A Darkest Minds Novella by Alexandra Bracken5. Dangerous Dream: A Beautiful Creatures Story by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl