Sunday, September 16, 2007

The Book Awards Reading Challenge

***Couldn't have done much worse on this one! But I'm determined to kick butt on the Book Awards II!***

Dates: July 1st through June 30th

Host: 3M

For details:The Book Awards Challenge

The Challenge (put simply): Read any 12 award winning books.

My list:

*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card --1985 Nebula Award and 1986 Hugo Award

*A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole --1981 Pulitzer Prize

*The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan --2006 National Book Award, Non-Fiction (7/21/07)

*Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman --2006 Mythopoeic Award, Adult Literature

*New and Selected Poems by Mary Oliver --1992 National Book Award, Poetry

*Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear --2000 Nebula Award

*The Chatham School Affair by Thomas H. Cook --1997 Edgar Award

*American Gods by Neil Gaiman --2002 Hugo Award and 2002 Nebula Award

*Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes --1966 Nebula Award

*Looking for Alaska by John Green --2006 Printz Award

*The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare --1959 Newbery Award

*To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee --1961 Pulitzer Prize (8/5/07)

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