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And the winner is...
Thursday, November 16, 2006

The winner of the 2006 National Book Award for Young People's Literature was announced last night. The winner is:

M.T. Anderson
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party
Candlewick Press

About the Book
Set against the disquiet of Revolutionary Boston, this novel, the first of two parts, re-imagines the past as an eerie place that has startling resonance for readers today.

About the Author
M.T. Anderson is the author of several books for children and young adults, including FEED, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award in 2002 and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Want to find out more?

http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2006_ypl_anderson.html

Michele

posted by PLCMC Teen Forum @ 9:50 AM, ,