Booktrust Teenage Prize 2009 shortlist

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The Booktrust Teenage Prize 2009 shortlist is:

Auslander by Paul Dowswell (Bloomsbury)

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Bloomsbury)

Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray (Definitions)

The Ant Colony by Jenny Valentine (HarperCollins)

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant (Puffin)

The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness (Walker)

Judi James - Chair of Judges, comments:"Judging the Booktrust Teenage Prize has been a fascinating journey. The shortlisted books represent a diverse range of titles with one thing in common - they are all written by talented authors who should be celebrated! It is this remarkable quality of writing and storytelling that lures you into their extraordinary worlds, where gloriously authentic characters and intriguing events captivate."

The winning author will receive a cheque for £2,500 and a trophy at a ceremony in London on 18 November.

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