Since the 1950's the National Book Foundation has given out the National Books Awards to writers by writers. Intended to celebrate the best of American literature, the Youth Literature Award has most often been given to Young Adult books, but this year, there are two books for children on the list!  Have you read any of these new books? Take a look and write a review, let us know what you think!  The winners will be announced on November 19th.

  

Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains (Simon & Schuster)

Kids Fiction

Kathi Appelt, The Underneath (Atheneum)

Kids Fiction

E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (Hyperion)

Young Adult Fiction

On Order - Not yet published

Judy Blundell, What I Saw and How I Lied (Scholastic)

Young Adult Fiction

On Order

Tim Tharp, The Spectacular Now (Alfred A. Knopf)

Young Adult Fiction