Gadget Girl named the APALA Honor Book for YA Literature!

GadgetGirl_FinalSome happy news! Gadget Girl was named the APALA Honor Book in the young adult category at last weekend’s ALA Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia. I am extremely grateful to the Asian Pacific Librarians Association, as well as my publisher, GemmaMedia, my fellow SCBWI-Japan members, and everyone else who has given this book a chance. I am thrilled to find myself in the company of honorees Linda Sue Park, Gene Luen Yang, Ruth Ozeki, Leza Lowitz, Shogo Oketani, Cynthia Kadohata, and Jennifer Cody Epstein, among others.  Here is the full list of this year’s winners and honor books.

Of course you can purchase copies at Amazon, Powells, The Book Depository, Barnes and Noble, or your local bookstore (though you may have to ask them to order it). You can also check it out of your local library (or ask the library to order a copy if it’ s not yet in the collection).

 

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One thought on “Gadget Girl named the APALA Honor Book for YA Literature!

  1. Your books may be slanted toward young adults, but this readaholic 86 year old just loved “Gadget Girl” and will be looking forward to her visit to Japan in the next book. I also read “Losing Kei” and have “Screaming Divas” waiting for me. I have been following your blog for some time.

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