Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile

Finalists have been announced since 1961.

 

2009 selection

The Postcard

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile 2009

by Tony Abbott

She died today. One phone call changes Jason's summer vacation-and life!-forever.

When Jason's grandmother dies, he's sent down to her home in Florida to help his father clean out her things. At first he gripes...


2003 selection

Harriet Spies Again

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile 2003

by Helen Ericson & Louise Fitzhugh

Harriet M. Welsch has just received the best news of her eleventh year—Ole Golly is coming back! Harriet can still remember how sad she was when her beloved nanny married George Waldenstein and moved away....


1999 selection

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile 1999

by Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book Review

What Sammy should have done was put the binoculars down and call 911. What she does instead is...


1973 selection

Deathwatch

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile 1973

by Robb White

"An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price."--Horn Book. An ALA...