My first reading challenge.
- Read 10 award winners from August 1, 2008 through June 1, 2009.
- You must have at least FIVE different awards in your ten titles.
- Overlaps with other challenges are permitted.
- You don’t have to post your choices right away, and your list can change at any time.
- ‘Award winners’ is loosely defined; make the challenge fit your needs, keeping in mind Rule #2.
- SIGN UP using Mr. Linky below.
- Have fun reading!
Right now, I am going to compile a list of possible choices which will be posted in the next few days. Here are my choices!
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz (2008 Pulitzer Prize)
Mister Pip – Lloyd Jones (2007 Commonwealth’s Writers’ Prize)
A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle (1963 Newbery Award)
American Born Chinese – Gene Luen Yang (2007 Printz Award)
American Gods – Neil Gaiman (2002 Hugo Award)
Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert A. Heinlein (1962 Hugo Award)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick (2008 Children’s Book Sense Award)
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party – M.T. Anderson (2006 Young People’s Literature National Book Award)
Atonement – Ian McEwan (2002 National Book Critics’ Circle Award)
Jesus Land: A Memoir – (2006 Alex Award)