Friday, July 16, 2010

Justina Chen's NORTH OF BEAUTIFUL up for award

NORTH OF BEAUTIFUL has been named one of the finalists for the 2010 Amelia Walden Award given by the Adolescent Literature Action Network (ALAN).

ALAN's members are among the most influential librarians, reviewers, professors, and high school educators in the country. The Walden Award celebrates books that show a positive approach to life, teen appeal and literary merit.

Congratulations, Justina!


  1. Congratulations and thanks for pointed out the ALAN Awards to me. I just spent an hour or so looking around their website and learning about the organization.

  2. I have to get another copy. I gave mine to a girl who needed it.

  3. I'm thrilled to see North of Beautiful up for this award -- so deserving! It's a gorgeous book!