National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature Are Announced

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The finalists for the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature were announced yesterday by the National Book Foundation.  Philadelphia-based author and social critic Camille Paglia made the announcement at The Library Company of Philadelphia, the “Oldest Continuously Operating US Public Library.”  They include: 

  • Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Little, Brown & Company)

  • Kathleen Duey, Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

  • M. Sindy Felin, Touching Snow (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

  • Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Scholastic Press)

  • Sara Zarr, Story of a Girl (Little, Brown & Company)

 Read more about these nominated titles at School Library Journal.com!

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