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In the Margins Book Award & Selection Committee

In the Margins strives to find the best books for teens living in poverty, on the streets, in custody - or a cycle of all three. For our 2014 list, we considered over 200 titles. 30 titles made our  ITM Official Nominations List 2014.  25 titles made our  ITM 2014 List We also chose a Top Ten! ITM Top Ten 2014

12 of our titles are unique to our list, and 13 are also highlighted as nominees or are awards for other lists. Are these the Best of the best? 

Mission & Committee Charge

Committee membership & requirements including our nomination and voting process. 

The 2016 committee is now OPEN!  Please fill out the application to be considered for the committee beginning in January, 2016.   

2015 Committee 

Current (2015) Nominations 

Nominate a title for the 2015 List!  Titles nominated by non-committee members must be seconded by a committee member. We will look at all nominated titles.

Access to Wiki/Book discussions: If you are a librarian serving youth in custody and would like access to the wiki in order to read the discussions about up and coming titles, request access here. Please provide your name and where you work in order to be granted access.     

For more information, contact Amy Cheney 

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