Saturday, January 19, 2008

Edgar Awards Nominations

The Edgar Awards nomination list was released yesterday. This is the "shortlist" being considered for the award. The Edgars Awards are for the best mystery stories in many genres and mediums. They are given by the Mystery Writers of America.

Here are the children's book related categories:

Best Juvenile
The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch (very cool website)
Shadows on Society Hill by Evelyn Colemen
Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh
Sammey Keyes and the Wild Things by Wendelin Van Draanen

Best Young Adult
Rat Life by Tedd Arnold (yes this is the same Tedd Arnold that is known for his picture books)
Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B. Cooney
Touching Snow by M. Sindy Felin
Blood Brothers by S.A. Harazin
Fragments by Jeffry W. Johnston

You can read the full press release here.

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