March 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

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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