The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing.
The 2013 Winners are:
Caring is Creepy, by David Zimmerman, published by Soho Press, Inc.
Girlchild, by Tupelo Hassman, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Juvenile in Justice, by Richard Ross, published by Richard Ross
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
My Friend Dahmer, by Derf Backderf, published by Abrams ComicArts, an imprint of Abrams
One Shot at Forever, by Chris Ballard, published by Hyperion
Pure, by Julianna Baggott, published by Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
The Round House, by Louise Erdrich, published by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Tell the Wolves I’m Home, by Carol Rifka Brunt, published by Dial Press, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, by Maria Semple, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
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