2013 Awards Recap

Over the past week, we have rolled out the 2013 Frannies winners, culminating with last night’s Wyzbery announcement, and rolling into today’s ALA Youth Media Awards. A recap of it all is below (all award links go to their reveal post, and all book links go to Goodreads).

7A Class Book Award 
Honor: Burning Blue by Paul Griffin and Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Award: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

7B Class Book Award
Honor: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green*, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, and Lincoln’s Last Days by Bill O’Reilly
Award: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

8A Class Book Award
Honor: TeenBoat! by Dave Roman and John Green
Award: This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen**

8B Class Book Award
Honor: Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally
Award: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green*

Realistic Fiction Award
Honor: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green*
Award: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Fantasy Award
Honor: Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick
Award: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

Dystopian Award
Honor: Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
Award: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Wyzbery Award
Honor: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green* and Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Award: This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen**

ALA Youth Media Awards
Click the link for the official ALA press release. I don’t want to steal their thunder by announcing their awards. Except for the two notes below, because WE TOTALLY PICKED THOSE BOOKS, TOO!

*Also won the Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
**Also won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for Most Distinguished American Picture Book for Children

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