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Best Books by New YA Authors

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The Young Adult Library Services Association just announced the five finalists for the 2013 William C. Morris Award. This award honors a book written for teens by a debut, or never before published author. The winner will be announced Jan. 28, 2013.

Wonder Show by Hannah Barnay

Graffiti in the Moonlight

Are you interested in street art, glassblowing, poetry, Australia, and/or intrepid young adult protagonists who embark upon overnight quests full of mystery, danger, betrayal, and redemption? If any of the above caught your eye, drew your attention, or even made you pause with a ho-hum of interest, try reading Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley. This book will satisfy on all counts.

Teens' Top Ten

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FOR TEENS, BY TEENS. The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. The TTT program is sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. How many have you read? Did your favorite make the list?

The United States of YA - How Many States Have You Read?

Epic Reads has created a Young Adult book map of the United States! How many states have you read? See the entire list at http://www.epicreads.com/blog/the-united-states-of-ya/ .

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