Day: January 23, 2012

2012 Edgar Nominees

The Edgar Award nominees have been announced by the Mystery Writers of America.  Here are the ones for juvenile and teen fiction:

Best Juvenile

  

Horton Halfpott by Tom Angleberger

Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby

It Happened on a Train by Mac Barnett

 

Vanished by Sheela Chari

The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey

 

Best Young Adult

  

The Girl Is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines

Kill You Last by Todd Strasser

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

 

Shelter by Harlan Coben

The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall

2012 Newbery Award

Honor Books

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (Loved this one!)

Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin (Loved this one!)

 

Winner

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (Hurrah!!)

2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal

Most distinguished informational book for children

 

Honor Books

Black & White by Larry Dane Brimner

Drawing from Memory by Allen Say (Hurrah!)

The Elephant Scientist by Caitlin O’Connell

Witches! by Rosalyn Schanzer

 

Winner

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet (Oh, that’s so great!!)