Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose
Stitches by David Small
Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia
To check out more info on the National Book Award, including past years' winners, head over to the National Book Foundation's website. Last year, What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell won the 2008 NBA, a fabulous book that I probably would have never heard of if it hadn't been nominated.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 18th!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
2009 National Book Award Finalists Announced
The 2009 National Book Award Finalists have been announced! Out of 251 titles nominated, these 5 made the final cut in the Young People's Lit category: