Hour 8 and Book Awards Challenge Wrap Up

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.

  1. A Visit to William Blake’s Inn by Nancy Willard (Newbery)
  2. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Newbery)
  3. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation translated by Seamus Heaney (Costa/Whitbread, Nobel)
  4. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Newbery)
  5. Street of Riches by Gabrielle Roy (Govenor General’s) 
  6. Neuromancer by William Gibson (Hugo, Nebula)
  7. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (Printz)
  8. Life and Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee (Booker, Nobel)
  9. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich  by Aleksander Solzhenitsyn (Nobel)
  10. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Pulitzer, NBCC)
  11. Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (Giller, Govenor General’s)
  12. Beloved by Toni Morrison (Pulitzer, Nobel)
  13. 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. 

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