Wednesday, December 22, 2010

YALSA names 2011 William C. Morris Award Shortlist

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has named five books as finalists for the 2011 William C. Morris Award, which honors a book written for young adults by a previously unpublished author.

The 2011 finalists are:

Hush by Eishes Chayhil
Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber
The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston

YALSA will name the 2011 award winner at the Youth Media Awards on January 2010.

Guardian of the Dead
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
Crossing the Tracks
The Freak Observer