The Fault in our Stars
- WINNER Printz Award (for Looking for Alaska)
DEATH | FRIENDSHIP | ROMANCE
- KAHODATA, Cynthia: Kira-Kira (Atheneum 2004) Katieís sister Lynn becomes seriously ill.
- STORK, Francisco X.: The Last Summer of the Death Warriors (Scholastic 2010) unlikely friendship between seriously ill boy and boy seeking to revenge his sisterís death.
- My Sisterís Keeper (2009) Annaís parents rely on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.
- Thank You For Smoking (2005) Tobacco industry spokesman Nick Naylor tries to demonstrate that smoking is harmless.