"The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA [American Library Association] award in 2002."
A young anthropologist specializing in ancient technology makes the astonishing discovery that a race of human-like machines has been hiding among people for untold centuries. By the best-selling author of Robopocalypse.
A stand-alone fantasy in the world of Every Heart a Doorway shares the story of Jack and Jill before they tumbled into Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children, relating their experiences in a childhood world of monsters, mad scientists and fateful choices
Electric Arches is an imaginative exploration of black girlhood and womanhood through poetry, visual art, and narrative prose. Blending stark realism with the fantastical, Ewing takes us from the streets of Chicago to an alien arrival in an unspecified future, deftly navigating boundaries of space, time, and reality with delight and flexibility.
Recounts the powerful experiences of Syrian refugee Doaa Zamel, who was cast adrift in a frigid sea with the children of drowned parents after their dangerously overcrowded ship sank, in an account that details what their experiences reveal about an ongoing international crisis.
Fresh out of jail, Nate thrusts his 11-year-old daughter into a world of robbery and violence in an effort to keep her safe from the prison gang that has put a bounty on his head and murdered her mother.
A high school misfit who desperately wants to fit in, notices a strange, sinister-looking man stalking the most popular girl in the school, and develops a relationship with him despite her resolution to use him to become a hero.
In a fantasy-world New York where everything is controlled by magic energies that are fading away for mysterious reasons, a rare magician with unmatched powers and unique awareness of what is happening resolves to destroy the system she unwillingly supports.