Archive for February, 2011

Ship Breaker


Paulo Bacigalupi’s Ship Breaker won this year’s Printz Award. Bacigalupi won a Hugo Award for his sci-fi novel, The Windup Girl, and has written a couple of novellas and a collection of short stories, but this is his first YA novel. Nailer is 17, and he’s still alive and working because he’s small–he can fit […]


100 posts


This is my 100th post, and there are a lot of exciting things going on in the kidlit world in the past couple weeks. First as I said last time, the Caldecott, Printz and Newbery lists went up. The 2011 Caldecott went to A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by […]