2011 William C. Morris Debut YA Award

WIlliam C. Morris Debut YA AwardWIlliam C. Morris Debut YA Award

The William C. Morris YA Debut Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.

2011 Winner
The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston
Suffering from a crippling case of post-traumatic stress disorder, sixteen-year-old Loa Lindgren tries to use her problem solving skills, sharpened in physics and computer programming, to cure herself.

2011 Finalists
Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber

Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey

Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

Hush by Eishes Chayil