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National Book Awards 2008

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YOUNG PEOPLE’S
LITERATURE NOMINATIONS

Laurie
Halse Anderson
, Chains (Simon & Schuster)
Kathi
Appelt
, The Underneath (Atheneum)
Judy
Blundell
, What I Saw and How I Lied (Scholastic)
E.
Lockhart
, The Disreputable History of Frankie
Landau-Banks
(Hyperion)
Tim
Tharp
, The Spectacular Now (Alfred A.
Knopf)

Young People’s Literature Judges: Daniel
Handler
(chair)
, Holly
Black
, Angela
Johnson
, Carolyn
Mackler
, Cynthia
Voigt
.

I have my fingers crossed for The Underneath, by Kathi Appelt.

Be sure to check out The National Book Foundation’s site to see all of the categories and their nominations – you can also download a bookmark and the above poster.

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