Todd Strasser (1950-)
Best Books for Young Adults citations, American Library Association (ALA), 1981, for Friends till the End: A Novel, and 1982, for Rock 'n' Roll Nights: A Novel; New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age citations, 1981, for Angel Dust Blues, 1982, for The Wave and Friends till the End, 1983, for Rock 'n' Roll Nights, and 1984, for Workin' for Peanuts; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council, 1982, for Friends till the End; Young Reader Medal nomination, California Reading Association, 1983, for Friends till the End; Book Award, Federation of Children's Books (Great Britain), 1983, for The Wave, and 1984, for Turn It Up!; Outstanding Book Award, Iowa Books for Young Adult Program, 1985, for Turn It Up!; Colorado Blue Spruce Award nomination, 1987, for Angel Dust Blues; Edgar Award nomination, Mystery Writers of America, 1998, for The Accident; Washington Irving Children's Choice Book Award, 1998, for Abe Lincoln for Class President; Volunteer State Book Award, 1998; New York State Charlotte Award, Rhode Island Teen Book Award, and Washington Irving Children's Choice Book Award, all 2002, all for Give a Boy a Gun.
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