2009 Edgar Award Nominees

The 2009 Edgar Award Nominees have been announced.  Here are the nominees for children and teens.



The Postcard by Tony Abbott

Enigma: A Magical Mystery by Graeme Base

Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff

The Witches of Dredmoore Hollow by Riford McKenzie

Cemetery Street by Brenda Seabrooke


Young Adult

Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd

The Big Splash by Jack D. Ferraiolo

Paper Towns by John Green

Getting the Girl by Susan Juby

Torn to Pieces by Margo McDonnell


I’m not a big mystery reader, so I haven’t read many of the nominees.  Anyone have a favorite on the list?

3 thoughts on “2009 Edgar Award Nominees

  1. I read The Postcard this summer, and thought it was a GREAT read for 5-8 grades. It’s a fast-paced story that I didn’t want to put down! I am not a big mystery fan either, but this was satisfying!


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