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


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!

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