National Book Award Finalists

The finalists for the National Book Award in Young Peoples Literature are:

Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Chains (Simon & Schuster);

Kathi Appelt, The Underneath (Atheneum);

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

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

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


Don’t miss tomorrow’s Cynsational interview with Kathi!