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AWARD WINNERS: The Edgar Awards (Mysteries) - Young Adult

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Ketchup clouds : a novel Teen Book Ketchup clouds : a novel

Pitcher, Annabel.
TEEN PITCHER

Zoe, a teenager in Bath, England, writes letters to a death-row inmate in Texas, hoping to find comfort in sharing her guilty secret over the death of a friend with someone who can never tell her family.

2014 Winner




How to lead a life of crime Teen Book How to lead a life of crime

Miller, Kirsten, 1973-
TEEN MILLER

A teenaged pickpocket, haunted by the ghost of his brother killed by his father, is recruited for Mandel Academy, a school for criminals where only one student survives each semester.

2014 Nominee




Criminal Teen Book Criminal

McVoy, Terra Elan.
TEEN MCVOY

Eighteen-year-old Nikki's unconditional love for Dee helps her escape from her problems, but when he involves her in a murder Nikki winds up in prison, confronted with hard facts that challenge whether Dee ever loved her, and she can only save herself by telling the truth about Dee.

2014 Nominee




Far far away Teen Book Far far away

McNeal, Tom.
TEEN MCNEAL

When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.

2014 Nominee




All the truth that's in me Teen Book All the truth that's in me

Berry, Julie, 1974-
TEEN BERRY

Judith can't speak. But when her close-knit community of Roswell Station is attacked by enemies, Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice.

2014 Nominee




Code name Verity Teen Book Code name Verity

Wein, Elizabeth.
TEEN WEIN

In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

2013 Winner




The silence of murder Teen Book The silence of murder

Mackall, Dandi Daley.
TEEN MACKALL

Sixteen-year-old Hope must defend her developmentally disabled older brother (who has not spoken a word since he was nine) when he is accused of murdering a beloved high school baseball coach.

2012 Winner




The interrogation of Gabriel James Teen Book The interrogation of Gabriel James

Price, Charlie.
TEEN PRICE

As an eyewitness to two murders, a Montana teenager relates the shocking story behind the crimes in a police interrogation interspersed with flashbacks.

2011 Winner




Reality check Teen Book Reality check

Abrahams, Peter, 1947-
TEEN ABRAHAM

After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody's college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.

2010 Winner




Paper towns Teen Book Paper towns

Green, John, 1977-
TEEN GREEN

One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.

2009 Winner




Rat life Teen Book Rat life

Arnold, Tedd.
TEEN ARNOLD

After developing an unusual friendship with a young Vietnam War veteran in 1972, fourteen-year-old Todd discovers his writing talent and solves a murder mystery.

2008 Winner




Buried Teen Book Buried

MacCready, Robin Merrow.
TEEN MACCREA

When her alcoholic mother goes missing, seventeen-year-old Claudine begins to spin out of control, despite her attempts to impose order on every aspect of her life.

2007 Winner




Last shot : a Final Four mystery Teen Book Last shot : a Final Four mystery

Feinstein, John.
TEEN FEINSTE

After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.

2006 Winner




Acceleration book Acceleration

McNamee, Graham.
eBOOK OVERDRI

Stuck working in the Lost and Found of the Toronto Transit Authority for the summer, seventeen-year-old Duncan finds the diary of a serial killer and sets out to stop him.

2004 Winner




The boy in the burning house Teen Book The boy in the burning house

Wynne-Jones, Tim.
TEEN WYNNE J

Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.

2002 Winner




The killer's cousin Teen Book The killer's cousin

Werlin, Nancy.
TEEN WERLIN

After being acquitted of murder, seventeen-year-old David goes to stay with relatives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he finds himself forced to face his past as he learns more about his strange young cousin Lily.

1999 Winner




Ghost canoe Teen Book Ghost canoe

Hobbs, Will.
TEEN HOBBS

Fourteen-year-old Nathan, fishing with the Makah in the Pacific Northwest, finds himself holding a vital clue when a mysterious stranger comes to town looking for Spanish treasure.

1998 Winner




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