Monday, January 26, 2009

Werewolves Rule: An Alex Award for Sharp Teeth

Toby Barlow’s Sharp Teeth has landed on YALSA's 2009 Alex Awards list! The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

Here's a way to tempt young adults to read poetry: Sharp Teeth is a tightly written thriller in blank verse--featuring a pack of werewolves in Los Angeles. Or, as the Wall Street Journal put it, "Romeo and Juliet, werewolf-style." Plus, it has a very cool cover.

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