Even despite the second coming of the NYC blizzard, we made it back from San Diego! Now that we’re home, we’d like to congratulate our library-award winners on the Adult side. (We figured you’d probably already heard about our Kids Group’s Newbery!) The list is below:

The Alex Award (full list)

The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To by D.C. Pierson

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant

Great Graphic Novels for Teens (full)

Fist Stick Knife Gun by Geoffrey Canada; Illus. Jamar Nicholas

Arisa 1 by Natsumi Ando

The Unwritten, Vol 1 by Mike Carey; Illus. Peter Gross

Sweet Tooth, Vol 1 by Jeff Lemire

The Stuff of Legend, Book 1 by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith; Illus. Charles Wilson

Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka; Illus. JH Williams III

Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski; Illus. Shane Davis and Sandra Hope

7 Billion Needles, Vol 1 by Nobuaki Tadano

Twin Spica, Vol 1 by Kou Yaginuma

ALA Notable Books (Fiction) (full)

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

ALA Notable Books (Nonfiction) (full)

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Citizens of London by Lynne Olson

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Tiger by John Vaillant

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish Literature (full)

The Sabbath World by Judith Shulevitz

The Stonewall Book Award (Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award) (full)

Inseparable by Emma Donoghue

Black Caucus of ALA Literary Award

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (Winner: Nonfiction)

In the Place of Justice by Wilbert Rideau (Honor Book)

Amelia Bloomer List (full)

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui

Women Aviators: From Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride, Making History in Air and Space by Bernard Marck

Back from ALA: The Awards Round-up

Category: Musings

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