YAVA 2019

Voting Is Closed

Voting Is Now Closed for the 2019 YAVA Award

The three books with the most popular votes have been sent to a panel of judges who will decide the final winner. The winner will be honored at the YAVA Award celebration to be held at the Main Branch of Richmond Public Library on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00pm.  For event information visit https://rvalibrary.libcal.com/event/5416641.

We hope to see you there!

Criteria for Consideration

  • the author must reside in Virginia
  • the book must have been released during 2018
  • the book must have been written for readers in middle or high school
  • the main character must be at least 13 years of age
  • the book may be fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or graphic novel

For additional information, please call 804-646-4740 or email Jennifer.Deuell@richmondgov.com