Patricia McCormick

Sergeant Reckless

Written by Patricia McCormick, Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno Sergeant Reckless is a true story of little horse who became a hero. This story took place during the Korean War. The Marines in this story were exhausted from hauling heavy ammunition uphill to a powerful new cannon nicknamed the “reckless” rifle. One of the marines had …

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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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