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What to Give, What to Get 2012

Sometimes deciding what to get is as hard as deciding what to give. So we've created a special "What to Give, What to Get" Guide --- a list of books just for teens that will give you tons of gift-giving ideas (and maybe a few to put on YOUR list). Happy Holidays!

William Alexander, author of Goblin Secrets

A boy joins a theatrical troupe of goblins to find his missing brother.

In the town of Zombay, there is a witch named Graba who has clockwork chicken legs and moves her house around --- much like the fairy tale figure of Baba Yaga. Graba takes in stray children, and Rownie is the youngest boy in her household. Rownie’s only real relative is his older brother Rowan, who is an actor. But acting is outlawed in Zombay, and Rowan has disappeared.

2012 National Book Awards Winner the past few weeks, we have featured each National Book Award Finalist in anticipation of the announcement for the winner. On November 15th, the announcement was made! The winner is William Alexander for GOBLIN SECRETS!!!!

GOBLIN SECRETS by William Alexander