McCann, Stiles, Hoose, and Waldrop win National Book Award
Posted by: Courtney Jones
The NBAs managed to avoid major controversy in the Young People’s Lit category, choosing Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, by Phillip Hoose as the winner over David Small’s Stitches. Awards were presented last night at a black tie dinner.
The other winners were:
Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, by T. J. Stiles
Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy, by Keith Waldrop