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Gary Strong Curriculum Center - College of Education, Health and Human Sciences: William C. Morris Award

William C. Morris Award

The William C. Morris YA (Young Adult) Debut Award, first awarded in 2009, honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.  The award's namesake is an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate for marketing books for children and young adults.  William Morris left an impressive mark on the field of children's and young adult literature.  He was beloved in the publishing field and the library profession for his generosity and marvelous enthusiasm for promoting literature for children and teens.

Award Winners at the Curriculum Center or Main Library

Award Honors at the IMTC or Main Library