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The Christy Awards were started In the spring of 1999 when nearly a dozen Christian publishers confirmed the need for establishing a Christian fiction award to recognize novelists and novels of excellence in several genres of Christian fiction.

http://www.christyawards.com/

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AWARD WINNERS: Christy Award Winners & Finalists (Christian Fiction)

The Christy Awards were started In the spring of 1999 when nearly a dozen Christian publishers confirmed the need for establishing a Christian fiction award to recognize novelists and novels of excellence in several genres of Christian fiction.

http://www.christyawards.com/


Child of the mountains Juvenile Book Child of the mountains
In the early 1950s, Lydia Hawkins has grown up poor in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia with her widowed mother, brother BJ, who has cystic fibrosis, and her Gran, but when Gran and BJ die and her mother is jailed unjustly, Lydia must try to remain strong and clear her mother's name, even after she learns a shocking secret from the uncle with whom she is sent to live.

2013 Christy Awards - Young Adult Winner

Shank, Marilyn Sue.
J SHANK

Failstate Teen Book Failstate
Why did Robin Laughlin (a.k.a. Failstate) think being a superhero on a reality show would be a good idea? Things seemed so simple: Win the show, become an official, licensed hero. But with his brother, Ben (a.k.a. Gauntlet) stealing America's heart-and with Rob's own powers proving too unwieldy for TV-Failstate begins to wonder if he's going to live up to the failure in his name. Until one of his friends and fellow competitors is murdered. Robin vows to find the killer, and he sets out on a very real quest to unmask the hidden villain.

2013 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Otte, John W., 1974-
TEEN OTTE

Interrupted : a life beyond words Teen Book Interrupted : a life beyond words
After the loss of her mother, Allie is sent from Tennessee to Maine to become the daughter of Miss Betrice Lovell, a prim woman with a faith Allie cannot accept. Clinging to the past is comforting but will it cost Allie her chance to be loved?

2013 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Coker, Rachel.
TEEN COKER

Waterfall Teen Book Waterfall
Most American teenagers want a vacation in Italy, but the Bentarrini sisters have spent every summer of their lives with their parents, famed Etruscan scholars, among the romantic hills. Stuck among the rubble of medieval castles in rural Tuscany on yet another hot, dusty archaeological site, Gabi and Lia are bored out of their minds-- until Gabi places her hand atop a handprint in an ancient tomb and finds herself in fourteenth-century Italy. And worse yet, in the middle of a fierce battle between knights of two opposing forces. And thus does she come to be rescued by the knight-prince Marcello Falassi, who takes her back to his father's castle--a castle Gabi has seen in ruins in another life. Suddenly Gabi's summer in Italy is much, much more interesting. But what do you do when your knight in shining armor lives, literally, in a different world?

2012 Christy Awards - Young Adult Winner

Bergren, Lisa Tawn.
TEEN BERGREN

The merchant's daughter Teen Book The merchant's daughter
In 1352 England, seventeen-year-old Annabel, granddaughter of a knight and a would-be nun, eludes a lecherous bailiff but falls in love with Lord Le Wyse, the ferocious and disfigured man to whom her family owes three years of indentured servitude, in this tale loosely based on Beauty and the Beast.

2012 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Dickerson, Melanie.
TEEN DICKERS

How huge the night : a novel Teen Book How huge the night : a novel
In 1940, fifteen-year-old Julien Losier moves with his family from Paris to a small rural town in France to live with his grandfather, where he becomes involved in matters of life and death when they shelter a Jewish boy in their home.

2012 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Munn, Heather, 1981-
TEEN MUNN

Motorcycles, Sushi and One Strange Book (Real Life) Teen Book Motorcycles, Sushi and One Strange Book (Real Life)
Fifteen-year-old Jessie Hatcher, forced to go to Florida with the father she thought was dead, finds that his faith, a book that seems to speak to her heart, and new friends help her get control of her ADHD and her life.

2011 Christy Awards - Young Adult Winner

Rue, Nancy N.
TEEN RUE

The Healers Apprentice Teen Book The Healers Apprentice
In this story loosely based on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, seventeen-year-old Rose, a healer's apprentice, falls in love with the betrothed Lord Hamlin, who is seeking the sorcerer who cursed his future bride.

2011 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Dickerson, Melanie.
TEEN DICKERS

The Charlatan's Boy: A Novel Teen Book The Charlatan's Boy: A Novel
Grady knows nothing of his origins--he does not even have a last name--but as he and a huckster travel from one small, frontier town to another he poses one of the wild, ugly swamp beasts called feechies.

2011 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Rogers, Jonathan, 1969-
TEEN ROGERS

Beautiful : Truth's Found When Beauty's Lost Teen Book Beautiful : Truth's Found When Beauty's Lost
Much admired, beautiful, driven high school senior Ellie thinks she has her life all mapped out, but when tragedy suddenly strikes shortly after her hated grandfather's funeral, she is left to wonder what it all means.

2010 Christy Awards - Young Adult Finalist

Martinusen-Coloma, Cindy, 1970-
TEEN MARTINU

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