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Happy & Sad about the NPR Top 100 YA List

Tweet     This was a pleasant middle-of-summer surprise! NPR asked listeners to vote for their favorite YA novels of all times, and both SPEAK and WINTERGIRLS made the cut. (SPEAK was #26 and WINTERGIRLS was #99. Given that they only chose the top 100, that one was a little close!) As lovely an honor […]
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DAY 12 OF THE ZOE VOTE & …. TIDBIT DAY, W/JAPANESE!

TweetI have a couple of tidbits I’ve been wanting to share with you, so get your pens and paper ready.1. Congratulations to Professor Annette Gordon-Reed for winning prize after exquisite prize for her incredible, important, must-be-read-by-all-Americans book, The Hemingses of Monticello. In addition to taking last year’s National Book Award for Non-Fiction, and the Pulitzer […]
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