May 28, 2017

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MWA Announces 2013 Edgar Awards Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the nominees for its 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television from the previous year, in celebration of the 204th anniversary of Poe’s birth. Code Name Verity, selected by SLJ as a 2012 Best Book, was one of the five nominees in the Young Adult fiction category.

Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O’Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind. Tom Angleberger. Abrams/Amulet Books.

13 Hangmen
. Art Corriveau. Abrams/Amulet Books.

The Quick Fix
. Jack D. Ferraiolo. Abrams/Amulet Books.

Spy School.
Stuart Gibbs. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

Three Times Lucky.
Sheila Turnage. Penguin/Dial Books for Young Readers.

Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Thing. Kathryn Burak. Macmillan/Roaring Brook Press.

The Edge of Nowhere
. Elizabeth George. Penguin/Viking.

Niall Leonard. Random House/Delacorte.

Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone
. Kat Rosenfield. Penguin/Dutton.

Code Name Verity
. Elizabeth Wein. Disney/Hyperion.

The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at the group’s 67th Gala Banquet May 2, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

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Karyn M. Peterson ( is a former News Editor ofSLJ.

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