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Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design Origins Awards Winners

The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design has announced the winners of the 2016 Origins Awards. The nominees and winners were selected by the Academy.  Game of the Year
Codenames (Czech Games), designed by Vlaada Chv├ítil. Board Games
Star Wars: Imperial Assault (Fantasy Flight Games), designed by Justin Kemppainen, Corey Konieczka, Jonathan Ying.
Also winner of the Origins Fan Favorite award! Card Games
7 Wonders Duel (Repos Productions), designed by Antoine Bauza, Bruno Cathala.
 Also winner of the Origins Fan Favorite award! Collectible Games
DC Comics Dice Masters: War of Light (WizKids), designed by Mike Elliott, Eric M. Lang.
Also winner of the Origins Fan Favorite award! Family Games
Codenames (Czech Games Edition), designed by Vlaada Chvatil.
 Also winner of the Origins Fan Favorite award! Game Accessories
Terrain Tiles (Lost Battalion Games), designed by Becky Siebe.
Fan Favorite Winner:  Castle Panic: The Dark Titan (Fireside Games), designed by Justin De Witt Miniatures Games
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2016 Tony Award Winners

Best play
"The Humans"
Best musical
"Hamilton"
Best revival of a play
"A View From the Bridge"
Best revival of a musical
"The Color Purple"
Best book of a musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Best original score
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Best leading actor in a play
Frank Langella, "The Father"
Best leading actress in a play
Jessica Lange, "Long Day's Journey into Night"
Best leading actor in a musical
Leslie Odom Jr., "Hamilton"
Best leading actress in a musical
Cynthia Erivo, "The Color Purple"
Best featured actor in a play
Reed Birney, "The Humans"
Best featured actress in a play
Jayne Houdyshell, "The Humans"
Best featured actor in a musical
Daveed Diggs, "Hamilton"
Best featured actress in a musical
Renee Elise Goldsberry, "Hamilton" Best scenic design of a play

David Zinn, "The Humans"
Best scenic design of a musical
David Rockwell, "She Loves Me…

June is LGBT Month

June is LGBT (Pride Month).  Celebrate by reading a book about a LGBT teen from our collection.
Andrews, Arin.  Some Assembly Required. YA B Andrews A
Barakiva, Michael.  One Man Guy.  YA FIC Barakiva
Bausum, Ann. Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights. YA 306.766 B
Bick, Ilsa J.  Sin-Eater’s Confession.  YA FIC Bick
Burd, Nick.    The Vast Fields of Ordinary. YA FIC Burd
Clark, Kristin Elizabeth.   Freakboy. YA FIC Clark
Cook, Trish.   Notes from the Blender.  YA FIC Cook
Danforth, Emily. The Miseducation of Cameron Post. YA FIC Danforth
Farizan, Sara. If You Could Be Mine. YA FIC Farizan
Farizan, Sara. Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel. YA FIC Farizan
George, Madeleine.   The Difference Between You and Me.  YA FIC George
Gephart, Donna. Lily & Dunkin. YA FIC Gephart; 6-8
Green, John & Levithan, David.   Will Grayson, Will Grayson.   YA FIC Green
Hilder, Tanuja Desai.   Bombay Blues.  YA FIC Hilder
Hill, Katie Rain.  Rethinking Normal.   YA B Hill H
Katcher,…