Tag Archives: Award Winners

Under the Mesquite

Jane    February 15, 2012

When you’re the oldest of eight children and your mother is battling cancer, when does a teenager have time for herself? In Guadalupe Garcia McCall’s first novel, Under the Mesquite, Lupita is in high school and struggles with her responsibilities as a daughter, older sister, student and friend. This is the most recent winner of the Pura Belpré Author Award…. Read more »

Alex Winners!

admin    January 22, 2010

The Alex Award is given to books published for adults but have appeal for teens as well.  Here are this year’s winners. Click here for a list of past year’s winners and more information on the Alex Award. Personally the only one I read was Soulless and I loved it!  Seriously one of the most fun books I read all… Read more »

More Award Winners

admin    January 21, 2010

YALSA, the YA branch of ALA announced other award winners this week. Morris Award Winner – Best Book by a Debut Author Falsh Burnout by L.K Madigan.  Morris Finalist Ash by Malinda Lo Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl The Everafter by Amy Huntley hold still by Nina LaCour Nonfiction Winner Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith… Read more »