2011 National Book Award Winner
Inside Out and Back Again has won the 2011 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The prize was presented on November 16, 2011, at the National Book Foundation’s annual dinner and ceremony in New York City. Marc Aronson chaired the judging committee, which also included Ann Brashares, Matt de la Peña, Nikki Grimes, Will Weaver.
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (Harper/HarperCollins) review
2011 National Book Award Finalists
Chime by Franny Billingsley (Dial) review
My Name Is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson (Cavendish) review to come
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin (Knopf) review
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt (Clarion) review