Whew, what a conference! Midwinter was a delight this year. We're so glad we got a chance to catch up with so many of you.
Now that we're back, we want to highlight the 2012 YALSA awards winners and nominees that we publish and distribute:
Our 2012 Alex Award Winners:
SALVAGE THE BONES by Jesmyn Ward
THE LOVER'S DICTIONARY by David Levithan
BIG GIRL SMALL by Rachel DeWoskin
See the full list of 2012 Alex Award-winners here.
Our 2012 Alex Award Nominations:
AFTER THE GOLDEN AGE by Carrie Vaughn
AMONG OTHERS by Jo Walton
EMORY'S GIFT by W. Bruce Cameron
See the full list of 2012 Alex Award-nominees here.
2012 Great Graphic Novels:
DAYBREAK by Brian Ralph
See YALSA's full list of 2012 Great Graphic Novels here.
UPDATE: YALSA posted more awards and lists today!
2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults:
MILES FROM ORDINARY by Carol Lynch Williams
See YALSA's full list of 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults here.
2012 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers:
FALL FOR ANYTHING by Courtney Summers
See YALSA's full list of 2012 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers here.
2nd UPDATE: YALSA posted their popular paperback picks!
2012 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, Stick and Stones
SOME GIRLS ARE* by Courtney Summers
THE CHOSEN ONE* by Carol Lynch Williams
*This is the THIRD appearance on a YALSA booklist for SOME GIRLS ARE and THE CHOSEN ONE. They have each now appeared on YALSA’s Popular Paperbacks for Young Adult List (2012), Best Fiction for Young Adults (2010 & 2011) and Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (2010 & 2011). If you haven't read them yet, now's the time!
See YALSA's full list of 2012 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults here.