Oh, the first of the big lists! Once again it is another eclectic mix o stuff. And so my list of books to read grows and grows.
(Dial, an imprint of Random House)
Edwardson, My Name Is Not Easy
Inside Out and Back Again [my review]
(Harper, an imprint of
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books)
(Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS)
Gary D. Schmidt,
Okay for Now [my review]*
(Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin
Young People’s Literature Judges: Marc Aronson (Panel
Chair), Ann Brashares, Matt de la Peña, Nikki Grimes, Will Weaver
Also, note that John Corey Whaley's selection as a 5 under 35 honoree. Nice! See Patti's review here.
*I saw a tweet a couple months ago by Matt de la Peña where he said he wanted to buy Gary D Schmidt a beer.