That's "National Book Awards" for those of you more inclined to sports than literature.
By all accounts this is one of the top books of the year. And I'm not sure what it means that I got my copy in the mail the same day the award was given. Does that make me as special as I would like to think?
In an upcoming recap of Kid Lit Pie Night I will be announcing the picks for our Mock Newbery. Sneak peek - Claudette is on the list.