National Book Award nominees announced

The National Book Foundation announced the nominees for the 2010 National Book Awards. The five Young People's Literature nominees are:

Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker

Kathryn Erskine, Mockingbird

Laura McNeal, Dark Water

Walter Dean Myers, Lockdown

Rita Williams-Garcia, One Crazy Summer

A full list of the nominees can be found at the National Book Foundation website.

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