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Edgar Award Nominees - Best Juvenile and Best Young Adult

Each Spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre in honor of Edgar Allan Poe. On April 26, the winners will be announced in New York City.

The nominees for Best Juvenile are:

  • Horton Halfpott by Tom Angleberger
  • It Happened on a Train by Mac Barnett
  • Vanished by Sheela Chari
  • Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
  • The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey

The nominees for Best Young Adult are:

  • Shelter by Harlan Coben
  • The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
  • The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall
  • The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines
  • Kill You Last by Todd Strasser
Born in La Mirada, California, Melissa M. Garcia has lived most of her life in the sometimes gritty, but always entertaining landscape that is Southern California. She graduated from California State University in Long Beach with a degree in English/Literature. Garcia is the author of the Luc Actar crime series (including Falling Angels and Chasing Demons) and the Death Valley Mystery series (Stranger: A Death Valley Mystery). She has also published an e-book collection, Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair.

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