Major congratulations to all of the fine authors and illustrators who were selected for YALSA's various reading lists this year!
Here's a run down of the Macmillan winners:
2013 Alex Award Winners:
The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
GIRLCHILD by Tupelo Hassman
MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan
YALSA's 2013 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
Boarding Schools to Summer Camps: Leaving home to find yourself
MARKED by P.C. & Kristin Cast
BORN AT MIDNIGHT by C.C. Hunter
Gowns, Greasepaint, and Guitars: Not the same old song and dance
WHEN THE STARS GO BLUE by Caridad Ferrer
YALSA's 2013 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers
Selected books that teens, ages 12-18, will pick up on their own and read for pleasure; it is geared to the teenager who, for whatever reason, does not like to read.
THIS IS NOT A TEST by Courtney Summers (TOP TEN)
THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda
BAD BOY by Dream Jordan
GLOW by Amy Kathleen Ryan
I AM A SEAL TEAM SIX WARRIOR by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin
YALSA's Great Graphic Novels 2013:
TRINITY: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm