ALEX Awards 2016

Take a look at our catalog for some the winners of the 2016 ALEX Awards!

half-the-worldHalf the World
Abercrombie, Joe
A bloodthirsty girl and a reluctant warrior are recruited by a cunning minister for a mission that will either save or doom their kingdom.
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between-the-worldBetween the World and Me
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Coates writes to his 15-year-old son about the inborn hazards of being black in America and his own intellectual, political and emotional confrontation with the need to live fully, even in the face of racialist culture.
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all-involvedAll Involved
Gattis, Ryan
Los Angeles, 1992: in the chaos of a rioting city, between settling scores and surviving another day, 18 young men and women—gangbangers, a nurse, an artist, a dreamer—give intense and sometimes brutal voice to their complex human experiences.
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girl-at-warGirl at War
Nović, Sara
Ana's early life was ravaged by the 1991 Balkan wars. Now a college student, Ana relives her war and its consequences as she unravels the mystery of herself and the meaning of home.
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humans-of-new-york-storiesHumans of New York: Stories
Stanton, Brandon
In pictures and interviews that captivate, puzzle and reveal, photojournalist Brandon Stanton collects an immeasurable range of human emotions and perspectives. The photos draw us in and their subjects’ words leave us wondering and cheering at the variety of humanity.
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futuristic-violenceFuturistic Violence and Fancy Suits
Wong, David
Zoey never had much ambition beyond being a barista, but when her father leaves her in control of the lawless city of Tabula Ra$a, she goes from steaming milk to slaying supervillains.
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