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
See all of the 2013 Alex Award winners here!
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
See the full list of Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults here!
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
See the full list of Quick Picks here!
YALSA's Great Graphic Novels 2013:
TRINITY: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
See the full list of Great Graphic Novels here!