Saturday, November 22, 2008
National Book Award Winner
They've just announced the winners of the National Book Awards and for young people's literature the winner is
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
Now I do admit that I was rooting for The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, because I loved it, but have now bumped What I Saw and How I Lied to the top of my to-be-read pile.
Click here if you want to read more about Blundell and the prize. Apparently on learning about her nomination, Blundell said, “I discovered that it's possible to not breathe and yet say 'oh my god' 14 times in a row.”
If you've read it, post and let me know what you thought of it.