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 This is a new award that honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author.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.
- A Curse Dark As Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic )
- Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Harcourt)
- Absolute Brightness by James Lecesne (HarperTeen)
- Madapple by hristina Meldrum (Knopf)
- Me, the Missing, and the Dead by Jenny Valentine (HarperTeen)