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Margaret A. Edwards Award honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
Sir Terry Pratchett is the 2011 Edwards Award winner. His books include: The amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky, The Color of Magic, Guards! Guards!, Equal Rites, Going Postal, Small Gods and Mort.
Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience
Alex Awards for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences
The Reapers Are the Angels: A Novel by Alden Bell, published by Holt Paperbacks
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel by Aimee Bender, published by Doubleday
The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni, published by Amy Einhorn Books
Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue, published by Little, Brown and
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden: A Novel by Helen Grant, published by Delacorte
The Radleys by Matt Haig published by Free Press
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton, published by Thomas Dunne Books for Minotaur Books
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok, published by RiverheadBooks
Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard,” by Liz Murray, published by Hyperion
The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To by DC Pierson, published by Vintage Books