Mar 112009

[Via Children's Bookshelf]

Five nominees for the Los Angeles Times Young Adult Book Prize have been announced: The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary by Candace Fleming (Random House/Schwartz & Wade); The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins); Dark Dude by Oscar Hijuelos (Atheneum); Swallow Me Whole by Nate Powell (Top Shelf Productions); and Nation by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins). The winner will be announced on April 24.

May 032008

The 2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced on April 25.

British author Philip Reeve won in the Young Adult Fiction category for A Darkling Plain (HarperCollins/Eos), the fourth and final volume in his Hungry City Chronicles.

The four other finalists: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Little, Brown); The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean (HarperTeen); What They Found: Love on 145th Street by Walter Dean Myers (Random/Wendy Lamb); and Darkwing by Kenneth Oppel (HarperCollins/Eos)