Thanks to Hip Writer Mama for the heads up on the fantastic Literature nominees for the NAACP Image Awards!
The nominees for Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens are...
Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice – Phillip Hoose (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group/Farrar Straus and Giroux)
Just Another Hero – Sharon Draper (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)
Mare's War – Tanita S. Davis (Random House Children's Books)
Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady – David Bergen Brophy (Collins-An Imprint of HarperCollins Children's Books)
Rock and the River – Kekla Magoon (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)
Congratulations to these awesome authors and publishers! We'll be chatting with Sharon Draper about her amazing novel Copper Sun right here all through February! Woohoo!