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GENNIFER CHOLDENKO
ages 10 and up
Putnam, 2004
978-0-399-23861-1 (hc)
Puffin, 2006
978-0-14-240370-9 (pb)
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AWARDS AND HONORS

2005 CBC-NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

ALA Notable Book

ALA Notable Recording

ALA/ALSC Newbery Honor

All county read, Napa County, Solano County, CA

All school read, Poynton High School, Great Britain

American Literacy Corporation Literary Choice Award

AudioFile Magazine Best of the Best Audio Books

Best Book for Young Adults

Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year

Book Sense Pick of the List Summer 2004

Borders Original Voice

California Library Association Beatty Award

California Library Association Focal Award

California Young Readers Medal

Capital Choices Noteworthy Books for Children

Carnegie Medal, short-listed (UK)

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best

Children’s Book of the Month Selection

Children’s Bookseller’s Award— Favorite Novel of the Year

CUFFIE'S Best Title of the Year

Garden State Children’s Book Award Winner

Journal de Mickey Award

Judy Lopez Honor Award

Junior Library Guild Selection

Keystone State Reading Association YA Book Award

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

London Times and NASEN

New York Library Best 100 Books for Reading and Sharing

New York Library’s 2005 Books for the Teen Age

New York Times Bestseller List for more than 6 months

Northern California Book Award

Parents' Choice Silver Medal

Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the Year

Recorded Books Audio Version

San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Children's Books of 2004

Scholastic Book Club (Literature Circle) Selection

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

Sid Fleischman Humor Award, SCBWI

Special Needs Award (UK)

VOYA's Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2004

YALSA Selected Audiobooks for Young Adults

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