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Claudette Colvin takes the prize

Claudette ColvinClaudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose has been named the winner of the 2009 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Don't miss the chance to read more about this courageous teenager and the role she played in the Civil Rights Movement.

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jillean
Thu, 2009-11-19 15:21

I'm so happy it won! It instantly became one of my favorite books. I met Phillip Hoose at ALA. He said that he occasionally tours with Claudette. Would be neat to invite the two of them to Canton!