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)