Alex Awards 2013 = Adult Books for Teen Readers
Annotation:Joe's mother is brutally raped on her North Dakota Indian reservation but she refuses to talk about it. So Joe and his friends do their own investigation.
Annotation:Since the bombs dropped, Pressia has lived with a doll head fused to her hand. She meets Partridge, a "pure" who has survived by living in a dome.
Annotation:1971. A small town baseball team in Illinois goes to the state finals despite all the odds against them.
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Every year the Young Adult Library Association (YALSA) publishes lists of books that have been certified by librarians and readers as excellent reads. One of those annual lists is the Alex Awards. The Alex Awards are given to books that have been written for adults but have special appeal for teen readers. So if you are looking for great books that tackle complex subjects you’ve come to the right book list.
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