Books Read: 1
Progress: p. 1 of The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Still need to catch up on my reviews so one more before diving into the next book.
Book Awards Challenge Wrap Up
With Beloved, I completed the 2007-8 Book Awards Challenge. Here are the books with links to their reviews in order that I read them.
- A Visit to William Blake’s Inn by Nancy Willard (Newbery)
- Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Newbery)
- Beowulf: A New Verse Translation translated by Seamus Heaney (Costa/Whitbread, Nobel)
- Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Newbery)
- Street of Riches by Gabrielle Roy (Govenor General’s)
- Neuromancer by William Gibson (Hugo, Nebula)
- American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (Printz)
- Life and Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee (Booker, Nobel)
- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksander Solzhenitsyn (Nobel)
- Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Pulitzer, NBCC)
- Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (Giller, Govenor General’s)
- Beloved by Toni Morrison (Pulitzer, Nobel)
- My Sister Life and Other Poems by Boris Pasternak (Nobel)
Ten of the books were on the original and alternates list. I did pretty well on this challenge.