Category Archives: YA book awards

I’m delighted that STAINED is one of Bank Street College’s Book of the Year for ages Fourteen and Up

I’m delighted that STAINED is one of Bank Street College Center for Children’s Literature’s Book of the Year for ages Fourteen and Up! (beaming) Links to all books and categories here. It’s such a feel-good thing to have my book … Continue reading

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Shine on and off the NBF list–but Lauren Myracle acts with classiness

Did you catch the rumphus that happened with the National Book Awards? First, Lauren Myracle’s Shine (about hate crime against a gay teen) was announced to be on the teen list, and then it was announced that they’d made mistake … Continue reading

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Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian won the 2007 National Book Award

Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Little, Brown & Company) won the 2007 National Book Award (USA) in the Young People’s Literature category. Want to know more about Sherman Alexie, his writing process, or his book? … Continue reading

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Two wonderful things begin today in the kidlit world: Cybils nominations and 31 Flavorite Authors

Two wonderful things begin today in the kidlit world: Cybils nominations and 31 Flavorite Authors for Teens. The Cybils are the internet’s first literary awards for the best children’s and teen books of 2007–and you can have a say in … Continue reading

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Canadian Children’s Book Centre award finalists announced

The Canadian Children’s Book Center (CCBC) award finalists have been listed. The winners will be announced on October 15 in Toronto. There are four separate Canadian children’s book awards that the CCBC administers: The TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award for … Continue reading

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2007 Cybils nominations begin October 1

Do you have a favorite picture book or teen fiction book? If so, you may want to make your voice heard, and help nominate a book for consideration in the 2007 Cybils awards. The Cybils are awards for quality children’s … Continue reading

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2007 Quill Book Awards announced

The 2007 Quill Book Awards have been announced. According to the Quill Book Awards site, the Quill Awards are the only televised literary prizes. I wonder if any of it will end up on YouTube? One of my favorite picture … Continue reading

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