The 1998 Alex Award Winners

The SECRET FAMILY: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS INSIDE THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF OUR MINDS AND BODIES

The Secret Family: Twenty-four Hours inside the Mysterious Worlds of Our Minds and Bodies by David Bodanis

  • Genre:  Medical Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (May 11, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684845938
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684845937
  • All over but the Shoutin'

    All Over but the Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg

  • Genre:  Memoir
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (September 8, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679774025
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679774020
  • Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America

    Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America by Rebecca Carroll

  • Genre:  Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press; 1st edition (January 14, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0517884976
  • ISBN-13: 978-0517884973
  • What Girls Learn: A Novel

    What Girls Learn by Karin Cook

  • Genre:  Fiction
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (February 3, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679769447
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679769446
  • Snow in August

    Snow in August by Pete Hamill

  • Genre:  Historic Fiction
  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (October 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0446675253
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446675253
  • The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

    The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea by Sebastian Junger

  • Genre:  Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 234 pages
  • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. (June 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393337014
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393337013
  • Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

    Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

  • Genre:  Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor (October 19, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385494785
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385494786
  • Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation: A Three-Dimensional Interactive Book with Photographs and Documents from the Black Holocaust Exhibit

    Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation by Velma Maia Thomas

  • Genre:  Nonfiction
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Crown; 1st edition (October 7, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0609600303
  • ISBN-13: 978-0609600306
  • Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven

    Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven by Dawn Turner Trice

  • Genre:  Fiction
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor; 1st Anchor Books Ed edition (February 17, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385491239
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385491235
  • To Say Nothing of the Dog

    To Say Nothing of the Dog; or, How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last by Connie Willis

  • Genre:  Fantasy
  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 493 pages
  • Publisher: San Val (October 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0613152425
  • ISBN-13: 978-0613152426
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