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2016 Morris Award Finalists Announced!

The wait is finally over! Here are the finalists for the 2016 Morris Award:

2016 Morris Award finalists:

  • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda written by Becky Albertalli, published by Balzer & Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
  • Conviction written by Kelly Loy Gilbert, published by Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group
  • The Weight of Feathers written by Anna-Marie McLemore, published by Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press
  • The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly written by Stephanie Oakes, published by Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers
  • Because You’ll Never Meet Me written by Leah Thomas, published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Congrats to all the finalists! View a list of the finalists with annotations on the Morris Award page.

Attending Midwinter? YALSA will host a reception honoring the finalists and the winner, as well as YALSA’s Nonfiction Award finalists and winner, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Jan. 11, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 205BC. See a full list of YALSA’s events and programs at Midwinter on YALSA’s Midwinter wiki page.

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  1. Sara Sara

    Hi, Are you planning on doing the Nonfiction/Morris Challenge again this year? Sorry if you are going to announce it tomorrow or soon… just love participating in the challenge! Thanks!

    • Hi Sara,

      Yes, we’ll be doing the challenge again! We’ll share all the details soon – if you start your reading early, no one will know ;)

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