Monday, February 22, 2010

LA Times Book Prize Finalists

More award news, the LA Times Book Prize Finalists this time. Here's the YA roundup:

Young Adult Literature Finalists

James Cross Giblin, The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Frances Hardinge, The Lost Conspiracy (HarperCollins)
Deborah Heiligman, Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
Elizabeth Partridge, Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don’t You Grow Weary (Viking Children’s Books/Penguin Group)
Shaun Tan, Tales from Outer Suburbia (Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic)

I hadn't heard of any of these, so I'll be off to check them out. Congrats to the nominees!


  1. Seems like mostly non-fiction. Strange.

  2. Yeah, I figured that. A shame, because there are so many deserving YA novels.