Edgar AwardAwarded by the Mystery Writers of America, the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards (the Edgars) will honor the best mysteries published and produced in 2012. Celebrating the 204th anniversary of Poe’s birth, the Edgar Awards will be presented at the 67th Gala Banquet on May 2, 2013. They take place in New York City (why they’d pick a second rate city like that over Poe’s home of Baltimore, Maryland, I have no idea).

The following books have been nominated for Best Juvenile Mystery:

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  • Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O’Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind by Tom Angleberger
  • 13 Hangmen by Art Corriveau
  • The Quick Fix by Jack D. Ferraiolo
  • Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
  • Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

It’s hard to believe anything can beat Tom Angleberger with a title like that, but we’ll find out in a few months. Break a leg to all.

View a full 2013 Edgar award nominee list here (this includes non-children books).

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