Friday, January 20, 2017

2017 Edgar Award Nominations For Juvenile And YA Books

Best Juvenile

Summerlost by Ally Condie (Penguin Young Readers Group – Dutton BFYR)
OCDaniel by Wesley King (Simon & Schuster – Paula Wiseman Books)
The Bad Kid by Sarah Lariviere by (Simon & Schuster – Simon & Schuster BFYR)
Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand (Simon & Schuster – Simon & Schuster BFYR)
by James Ponti (Simon & Schuster – Aladdin)
Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught (Simon & Schuster – Paula Wiseman Books)

Best Young Adult

Three Truths and a Lie by Brent Hartinger (Simon & Schuster – Simon Pulse)
The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group – Henry Holt BFYR)
Girl in the Blue Coat
by Monica Hesse (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown BFYR)
My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier (Soho Press – Soho Teen)
Thieving Weasels by Billy Taylor (Penguin Random House – Penguin Young Readers – Dial Books)

These awards are named for Edgar Allan Poe (I've got a post coming up on him some day) and given by the Mystery Writers of America.

Check out the other categories.


Ms. Yingling said...

Loved some of these! A couple didn't strike me as being mysteries, but I guess they are. Really glad for Mr. Ponti, who's been doing a lot of school visits.

Gail Gauthier said...

I have not read a single one of them. You are a reading goddess.