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Alex Awards - Teen Readers and Adult Books

Alex Awards – Teen Readers and Adult Books

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year’s publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.
Fiction
Alex Awards - Teen Readers and Adult Books Caring is Creepy (M)
by David Zimmerman
Girlchild (M)
by Tupelo Hassman
Pure (M)
by Julianna Baggott
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore (M)
by Robin Sloan

The Round House (M)
by Louise Erdrich
Tell the Wolves I’m Home (M)
by Carol Rifka Brunt
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?  (M)
by Maria Semple 

Non-fiction
My Friend Dahmer (M)
by Derf Backderf 
One Shot at Forever: a small town, an unlikely coach, and a magical baseball season (M) by Chris Ballard 
Juvenile in Justice 
by Richard Ross (not yet available in Canada)

Source: http://www.thereader.ca/2013/02/alex-awards-teen-readers-and-adult-books.html

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