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.