Sunday, February 3, 2013

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.


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 


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)

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