William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalists Named

Posted on December 17, 2008

The American Library Association has announced the finalists for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award. This is a new award that honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author. Here are the five finalists.

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrates impressive new voices in young adult literature. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults.

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