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Winner of the 2016 Tiptree Award! Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Stonewall Book Award Honor  “McLemore’s second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages... McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body’s need to speak its truth is primal and profound, and that the connection between two people is no more anyone’s business than why the dish ran away with the spoon.” --Jeff Giles, New York Times…

Winner of the 2016 Tiptree Award! Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Stonewall Book Award Honor “McLemore’s second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages... McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body’s need to speak its truth is primal and profound, and that the connection between two people is no more anyone’s business than why the dish ran away with the spoon.” --Jeff Giles, New York Times…

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall.

Annie Proulx is the author of eight books, including the novel The Shipping News and the story collection Close Range. Her many honors include a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and a PEN/Faulkner award. Her story “Brokeback Mountain,” which originally appeared in The New Yorker, was made into an Academy Award-winning film. Her most recent novel is Barkskins. She lives in Seattle.

Annie Proulx is the author of eight books, including the novel The Shipping News and the story collection Close Range. Her many honors include a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and a PEN/Faulkner award. Her story “Brokeback Mountain,” which originally appeared in The New Yorker, was made into an Academy Award-winning film. Her most recent novel is Barkskins. She lives in Seattle.

“A masterpiece” (The Washington Post): In this National Book Award finalist, 13-year-old Aron fights to survive amid the despair and brutality of Nazi persecution. “This book needs to be read” (Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See).

“A masterpiece” (The Washington Post): In this National Book Award finalist, 13-year-old Aron fights to survive amid the despair and brutality of Nazi persecution. “This book needs to be read” (Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See).

Author Alice Walker writes both poems and novels. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award for Fiction, Humanist of the Year Award, the Domestic Human Rights Award and many more. Read these other great facts about novelist Alice Walker: 1. Alice Walker was born in Putnam C...Author Alice Walker writes both poems and novels. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award for Fiction, Humanist of the Year Award, the Domestic Human Rights Award…

Author Alice Walker writes both poems and novels. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award for Fiction, Humanist of the Year Award, the Domestic Human Rights Award and many more. Read these other great facts about novelist Alice Walker: 1. Alice Walker was born in Putnam C...Author Alice Walker writes both poems and novels. She has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Award for Fiction, Humanist of the Year Award, the Domestic Human Rights Award…

Established in 1959, this American literary prize annually recognizes distinguished writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young people's literature. The 4 winners, one in each category, receive a cash prize of $10,000 and a bronze sculpture. This prestigious award has been given the likes of Walker Percy, Colum McCann, Lillian Hellman, Bernard Malamud, John Updike and others.

Established in 1959, this American literary prize annually recognizes distinguished writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young people's literature. The 4 winners, one in each category, receive a cash prize of $10,000 and a bronze sculpture. This prestigious award has been given the likes of Walker Percy, Colum McCann, Lillian Hellman, Bernard Malamud, John Updike and others.

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond ...

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond ...

<2014 pin> 2014 longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature! Which books should we absolutely include in our Mock Newbery discussion?

<2014 pin> 2014 longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature! Which books should we absolutely include in our Mock Newbery discussion?

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