Friday, May 15, 2009

First Edgar, Now Agatha...

A couple of days ago I posted about the nominees and winner of the Edgar Awards (mystery awards named in honor of Edgar Allan Poe). Well, another famous mystery writer has awards named after her which were just announced as well. The Agatha awards (named for the incomparable Agatha Christie, pictured above) were announced at the Malice Domestic annual conference on May 2nd. Here is the list of nominees in the category of Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery:

And the winner is... The Crossroads!

When eleven-year-old Zack Jennings moves to Connecticut with his father and new stepmother, they must deal with the ghosts left behind by a terrible accident, as well as another kind of ghost from Zack's past.

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