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|Featured ALA Best Books for Young Adults Selection|
| ||Anna and the French Kiss|
by Perkins, Stephanie
Book list Anna is not happy about spending senior year at a Paris boarding school, away from her Atlanta home, best f...
|Featured Hugo Awards Selection|
| ||The Diamond Age|
by Neal Stephenson
Book list Stephenson's dazzling cyberspace adventure, Snow Crash (1992), drew accolades as one of the most innovative...
|Featured Independent Booksellers List Selection|
| ||Life After Life|
by Kate Atkinson
Publishers Weekly Atkinson's new novel (after Started Early, Took My Dog) opens twice: first in Germany in 1930 with...
|Featured Pulitzer Prize Selection|
| ||Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan |
by Herbert Bix
Book list Most postwar histories have portrayed Emperor Hirohito in one of two ways: a shy, hands-off monarch who pre...
|Featured World Fantasy Awards Selection|
| ||The Antelope Wife|
by Louise Erdrich
Book list In reviewing Tales of Burning Love (1996), we observed that "the power of narrative and the salvation ...
|Featured ALA Notable Books for Children Selection|
by Tom Lichtenheld
Publishers Weekly Picture books often get by on a single comic device, but Lichtenheld (Goodnight, Goodnight...
|Featured Newbery Medal Winners Selection|
| ||Number the Stars|
by Lois Lowry
School Library Journal Gr 3-7?The gripping story of a ten-year-old Danish girl and her family's courageous efforts to...
|Featured Caldecott Medal Winners Selection|
| ||The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art|
by by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Publishers Weekly "Is it a house?" "Is it a flower?" "What's it supposed to be?" When an aunt gives Moscow schoolboy...