2010 National Book Award Finalists [SHOWING SLIDE 14 OF 14]

Acclaimed novelist Pat Conroy announced the finalists for the 2010 National Book Award winners on October 13. Among the nominees are many books to which Kirkus awarded starred reviews. Here's a list of all the 2010 finalists Kirkus reviewed.

ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia
Kirkus Star
by Rita Williams-Garcia

"The depiction of the time is well done, and while the girls are caught up in the difficulties of adults, their resilience is celebrated and energetically told with writing that snaps off the page. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
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