Wednesday, October 15, 2014

2014 National Book Award Finalists

Even though today is Barnett-Klassen Day in my school library, my phone started buzzing at 7:40 a.m. CDT. Why? Because I didn't want to miss the announcement of the 2014 National Book Award Finalists for Young People's Literature. I've read four of the five nominees. I know what I'm reading next. Great job, committee!

Eliot SchreferThreatened (Scholastic Press)

Steve SheinkinThe Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan Publishers)

John Corey WhaleyNoggin (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)

Deborah WilesRevolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two (Scholastic Press)

Jacqueline WoodsonBrown Girl Dreaming (Nancy Paulsen Books/ Penguin Group (USA))

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