Wednesday, January 12, 2011

More on ALA Awards

Terry Pratchett, 2004Image via Wikipedia

More on ALA many good books to read!

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 

Schneider Teen Award (ages 13-18) Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony 
John and published by Dial Books

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 

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel by Aimee Bender, published by 

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 

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

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