National Book Award Winners in Young People’s Literature
Published on Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 5:06pm
The National Book Award, given since 1950, honors the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Read past young people's literature winners:
- What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell (2008)
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (2007)
- The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson (2006)
- The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall (2005)
- Godless by Pete Hautman (2004)
- The Canning Season by Polly Horvath (2003)
- The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (2002)
- True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff (2001)
- Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan (2000)
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Find out more and view book nominees at the National Book Award Website.