Thursday, June 4, 2009

YALSA Nomination for BBYA!

YESSS! Shawna Gallagher made her way onto YALSA's list of nominees for Best Book for Young Adults:

Garsee, Jeannine. SAY THE WORD. Bloomsbury. 2009. 978-1-59990-333-0. $16.99. After her estranged mother dies, Shawna Gallagher refuses to accept her dysfunctional home life and attempts to make peace with her mother’s lesbian lover.

And just look at the company she keeps:

Abbott, Ellen Jensen. Watersmeet.

Abrahams, Peter. Reality Check.

Alvarez, Julia. Return to Sender.

Anderson, Laure Halse. Wintergirls.

Boorhaem, Ellen. The Unnameables.

Bray, Libba. Going Bovine.

Brooks, Laurie. Selkie Girl.

Burg, Anne E. All the Broken Pieces.

Calame, Don. Swim the Fly.

Cantor, Jillian. The September Sisters.

Chaltas, Talia. Because I Am Furniture.

Clayton, Emma. The Roar.

Clement-Moore, Rosemary. Highway to Hell.

Cody, Matthew. Powerless.

Collins, Suzanne. Catching Fire.

Cooney, Caroline B. If the Witness Lied.

Crowley, Suzanne Carlisle. The Stolen One.

Davies, Jacqueline. Lost.

De La Pena, Matt. We Were Here.

Dessen, Sarah. Along For the Ride.

Echols, Jennifer. Going Too Far.

Ellis, Ann Dee. Everything Is Fine.

Engle, Margarita. Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba.

Fantaskey, Beth. Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side.

Ferraro,Tina. The ABC's of Kissing Boys.

Forman, Gayle. If I Stay.

Foxlee, Karen. The Anatomy of Wings.

George, Jessica Day. Princess of the Midnight Ball.

Gill, David Macinnis. Soul Enchilada.

Goodman, Alison. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn.

Grant, K.M. Blue Flame: Book One, The Perfect Fire Trilogy.

Griffin, Paul. The Orange Houses.

Gringas, Charlotte. Pieces of Me.

Hartinger, Brent. Project Sweet Life.

Headley, Justina Chen. North of Beautiful.

Herlong, M.H. The Great Wide Sea.

Hernandez, David. No More Us for You.

Herrick, Steven. Cold Skin.

Hoban, Julia. Willow.

Howell, Simmone. Everything Beautiful.

Hrdlitschka, Shelley. Sister Wife.

Jinks, Catherine. The Reformed Vampire Support Group.

Jones, Carrie. Need.

King, A.S. The Dust of 100 Dogs.

Levine, Kristine. The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had.

Libby, Alisa M. The King’s Rose.

Livingston, Leslie. Wondrous Strange.

Magoon, Kekla. The Rock and the River.

Marrino, Peter. Magic and Misery.

Mass, Wendy. 11 Birthdays.

McKernan, Victoria. The Devil’s Paintbox.

McMann, Lisa. Fade.

Meminger, Neesha. Shine, Coconut Moon.

Myers, Walter Dean. Dope Sick.

Napoli, Donna Jo. Alligator Bayou.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Cricket Man.

Northrop, Michael. Gentlemen.

Nuzum, K.A. The Leanin’ Dog.

Pike, Aprilynne. Wings.

Polak, Monique. What World Is Left?

Rallison, Janette. My Fair Godmother.

Rapp, Adam. Punkzilla.

Resau, Laura. The Indigo Notebook.

Riordan, Rick. The Last Olympian.

Runyon, Brent. Surface Tension: A Novel in Four Parts.

Ryan, Carrie. Forests of Hands and Teeth.

Schrefer, Eliot. The School for Dangerous Girls.

Simner, Janie Lee. Bones of Faerie.

Smith, Sherri L. Flygirl.

Sniegoski, Tom. Legacy.

Springer, Nancy. Somebody.

Stiefvater, Maggie. Lament: The Faerie Queen’s Deception.

Stoffels, Karlijn. Heartsinger.

Stork, Francisco X. Marcelo in the Real World.

Stroud, Jonathan. Heroes of the Valley.

Summers, Courtney. Cracked Up to Be.

Tan, Shaun. Tales from Outer Suburbia.

Thompson, Kate. Creature of the Night.

Valentine, Jenny. Broken Soup.

Van Diepen, Alison. Raven: Death is Inevitable, Passion is Eternal.

Volponi, Paul. Response.

Whitcomb, Laura. The Fetch.

Williams, Carol Lynch. The Chosen One.

Williams-Garcia, Rita. Jumped.

Wolff, Virginia E. This Full House.

Wynne-Jones, Tim. The Uninvited.

Yang, Gene Luen. The Eternal Smile.

Zemser, Amy Bronwen. Dear Julia.

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