Wednesday, November 21, 2007

National Book Awards - 2007

YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE WINNER: Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Little, Brown & Company) - Interview (illustrations by Ellen Forney)

"If you don't have a crush on Sherman Alexie after watching this, well, we've got a problem."

Kathleen Duey, Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One (Atheneum Books for Young Readers) - Interview
M. Sindy Felin, Touching Snow (Atheneum Books for Young Readers) - Interview
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Scholastic Press) - Interview
Sara Zarr, Story of a Girl (Little, Brown & Company) - Interview

Judges: Elizabeth Partridge (chair),
Pete Hautman, James Howe, Patricia McCormick, and Scott Westerfeld.

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