From the Dept. of Self-Aggrandizement:
Oh! I am a bad blogger.
As you all now must know by now, Judy Blundell won the National Book Award in young people's literature for What I Saw and How I Lied -- which is a seriously excellent book. The honor is well-deserved.
Oh: if you're going to NCTE ALAN, come see me and get your book signed.
9 AM Random House booth 313: Boyfriend List, Boy Book, Fly on the Wall and possibly possibly ARCs of The Treasure Map of Boys, plus little kid stuff
11 AM FSG 201 for little kid stuff
1 PM Disney/Hyperion, booth 118: Dramarama and The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
3 PM Harper Collins booth 112 with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren Myracle, How to Be Bad
I'm talking on Tuesday morning at ALAN on a panel called "Love and Other Four-Letter Words." And I'll be at the ALAN joint publishers reception. Please come say hello!
I have read some AWESOME YA books this season and failed to blog about them. What can I say? I was too busy shopping for something to wear to the National Book Awards!
From the Department of Self-Aggrandizement: