UPDATED! The following titles have been nominated for the 2015 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults list.
Girls Like Us by Gail Giles
Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire
One Death, Nine Stories edited by Marc Aronson, Charles R. Smith Jr.
The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean by David Almond
Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
Evil Librarianby Michelle Knudsen
Vango: Between Sky and Earth by Timothee de Fombelle
The committee meets and discusses nominations at the ALA Annual conference in Las Vegas (June 2014) and at the Midwinter conference in Chicago (January 2015). All committee meetings will be open to registered conference attendees. Local teens are invited to participate in BFYA meetings when arrangements for that participation have been made with YALSA’s Youth Participation Coordinator and the chair prior to the meeting in which they attend. The final list will be selected at Midwinter.
For more information and an updated list of all nominees, please visit: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/bfya-nominations