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5 Y.A. Writers Named Finalists for the L.A. Times Book Prize

In addition, The Fault in Our Stars author John Green has been named the winner of the Innovators Award. Green has been recognized “for his dynamic use of online media to entertain and engage. He and his brother Hank, videoblog pioneers, launched an annual combination video sharing/charitable fundraiser, Project for Awesome, in 2007. Their fans — who they call Nerdfighters — raised more than $400,000 in two days in December 2013. Green, who has won a Printz Award and an Edgar Award, maintains a dynamic relationship with his readers via Tumblr and Twitter, where he has more than 2 million followers.”

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