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And the award goes to….

January 29, 2013

The American Library Association announced the winners of the Youth Media Awards this week.  Here are some of the top YA picks.  If you haven’t picked them up yet, place a reserve today!

Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adultsIn Darkness by Nick Lake

Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experienceSomebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young AdultsBomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon written by Steve Sheinkin

William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens:  Seraphina written by Rachel Hartman

Odyssey Award for best audiobook produced for children and/or young adultsThe Fault in Our Stars produced by Brilliance Audio, the book is written by John Green and narrated by Kate Rudd.