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Atlantan Deborah Wiles is National Book Awards finalist for Young People's lit

Atlanta author Deborah Wiles is a National Book Awards finalist in the Young People’s Literature category for “Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two.” Winners will be announced at a New York ceremony on Nov. 833 more words

Arts And Culture

2014 National Book Award finalists

Since 1950, the nonprofit organization the National Book Foundation has been awarding its American literary prize, the National Book Award. Each year, the foundation selects a new set of 20 published writers to serve as judges to choose books in four categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. 149 more words


National Book Awards 2014

Here’s a flavour of some of the the books shortlisted for the National Book Awards These awards, which started in 1950, celebrate the best of American literature, and aim to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America. 422 more words

Book Reviews

National Book Award Finalists for Young People's Literature

Since 1996, the nonprofit organization the National Book Foundation has awarded the best in Young People’s Literature with a prize. Each year a new set of five published authors is selected to choose the winners. 86 more words


National Book Award Finalists, BayViews Website Updated

National Book Award Finalists: The National Book Foundation announced finalists for the 2014 National Book Awards in poetry, young adult literature, nonfiction and fiction on Wednesday morning. 319 more words

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Citizen Among Finalists for National Book Award

National Public Radio has a neat showcase of the 20 books that are finalists for the National Book Award in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. 50 more words

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