Book fans of all ages attended the annual Young Adult Virginia Authors (YAVA) Celebration with munchies, giveaways, a Biblio-trivia game, time to chat with authors, got books signed, and moved to the beat of the Richmond Community High School Jazz Band.
New this year; the Richmond Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Library of Virginia to present the 2017 YAVA Award.
The winner of the 2017 YAVA Award was announced at the party and will be honored at LVA celebrations!
Winner of the 2017 Award: Lisa Maxwell, Unhooked
Honorable Mentions: Wendy Higgins, The Great Hunt and Meg Medina, Burn Baby Burn