Congratulations to Matt Phelan


Great news for Matt Phelan, the creator of  The Storm in the Barn, Booklist’s Top of the List choice for youth fiction. His powerful graphic novel about life during The Dust Bowl has just been awarded the 2010 Scott O’Dell Award. Hear from Phelan himself in our just-published interview. And log on here to view our full list of 2009 Editors’ Choice youth selections.

 We’d love to hear your thoughts about the Scott O’Dell Award, historical fiction in general, and The Storm in the Barn. More award predictions for this title?



About the Author:

Gillian served as Booklist's editorial director of Books for Youth from 2011 to 2014. She currently lives in Switzerland, while serving as Editor of Book Links, a position she's held since 2008. Follow her on Twitter at @BooklistGillian.

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