Author William Alexander poses with his 2-week old daughter, Iris, in his Minneapolis home on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Alexander won the Young People's Literature Prize at the National Bo

 

              Author William Alexander poses with his 2-week old daughter, Iris, in his Minneapolis home on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Alexander won the Young People
Author William Alexander poses with his 2-week old daughter, Iris, in his Minneapolis home on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Alexander won the Young People's Literature Prize at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday for his debut novel, "Goblin Secrets," a fantasy tale about a boy who joins a theatrical troupe of goblins to find his missing brother. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)