Deborah Wiles

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Every night, after she’s read a couple of chapters of Nancy Drew, Franny closes her eyes and drafts a letter to Chairman Khrushchev, asking him to come to an understanding of things and not blow up America. But she can never get the wording quite right. In fact, she can’t seem to get anything quite …

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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The National Book foundation has given yearly awards for the best American fiction, nonfiction and poetry since 1950.  In the past sixteen years they have also awarded books in a Young People’s Literature category.  This list includes all winners and finalists of the award since it began in 1996.  Each year’s winner is listed first …

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