professornana (professornana) wrote,

More prizes!

The finalists for the LA Times Book Prize, YA Category were announced yesterday. Kudos to the judges: Walter Mayes, Lynn Rutan, and Jonathan Hunt. Great list.

Young Adult Literature

Paul Fleischman, Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines, Candlewick

Candace Fleming, The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia , Schwartz & Wade/Random House Children’s

E.K. Johnston, The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim , Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner Publishing

Andrew Smith, Grasshopper Jungle, Dutton Children’s Books

Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming, Nancy Paulsen Books

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