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Adam's Back with the ALA Youth Media Awards

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Adam's back from ALA Midwinter and brought with him the big list of 2017 Youth Media Award Winners and a whole bunch of advanced reader copies that the whole OverDrive office is excited to read.

Books mentioned in this episode

Quiet Until The Thaw by Alexandra Fuller

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

March: Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World by Nell Stevens

The Marsh's King Daughter by Karen Dionne

My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti

Celine by Peter Heller

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Speed of Life by Carol Weston

Fairy Tale Reform School series by Jen Calonita

If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! by Elise Prasley

The full list of YMA awards can be found here.

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