Since 1936, the National Book Awards have been presented to celebrate the the best American literature of each year. In 1969, the Young People’s Literature category was added and has gone on to be one of the most esteemed awards given to authors of children’s and teen literature. This coming Monday, November 12th, Books of Wonder is thrilled to once again open our doors to the incredibly talented…
National Book Award Nominees
Young Peoples Literature
This year 5 books have been selected as finalists for the National Book Award in the Young Peoples Literature category. On Monday, November 12th, two days before the winner is announced, Books of Wonder is thrilled to invite you to meet all 5 nominees as they present their acclaimed novels. Here’s your chance to discover 5 great novels and the authors who created them. Beginning at 6pm, debut author WILLIAM ALEXANDER casts a spell with his fast paced fantasy Goblin Secrets; debut author CARRIE ARCOS leads the search for self realization and a loved family member with Out of Reach; two-time National Book Award finalist PATRICIA McCORMICK takes us deep inside Cambodia and the life of a child hero with Never Fall Down; NYC author ELIOT SCHREFER treks into the Congo and on a quest to save a group of bonobos with Endangered; and author STEVE SHEINKIN uncovers covert operations to create the worlds first atomic weapon with Bomb. Beginning at 6pm, the 5 nominated authors will share their new works, take questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their wonderful titles. Ages 12 and up. Monday, November 12th, 6-8pm.
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