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2011 National Book Awards

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

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