William C. Morris Award

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2011 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Winner Loa has had a rough time lately. First her sister dies of a rare disease, then she witnesses the death of a friend getting hit by a truck. She is suffering from all the classic symptoms of post-traumatic disorder – terrible nightmares, lack of focus. Then her …

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2011 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalists

YALSA has announced the finalists for the 2011 William C. Morris YA Debut Award.  Now in its third year, this award “celebrates the achievement of a previously unpublished author, or authors, who have made a strong literary debut in writing for young adult readers.” 2011 Morris Award Finalists Hush by Eishes Chayil Guardian of the …

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William C. Morris YA Debut Award

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award celebrates the achievement of a previously unpublished author, or authors, who have made a strong literary debut in writing for young adult readers. The work cited will illuminate the teen experience and enrich the lives of its readers through its excellence, demonstrated by: * Compelling, high quality writing …

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