Alex Awards

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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 Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002.

2013 Winners

 

Caring is Creepy 
Caring is Creepy

by David Zimmerman

Juvenile in Justice
Juvenile in Justice
by Richard Ross

 

My Friend Dahmer 
My Friend Dahmer

by Derf Backderf
One Shot at Forever
One Shot at Forever
by Chris Ballard



2012 Winners

 




2011 Winners




2010 Winners


The Good Soldiers

by Finkel, David
 
The Kids Are All Right: A Memoir

by Welch, Diana and Welch, Liz with Amanda Welch and Dan Welch