>Toot toot toot!
No it's not a train, just tooting my horn for Megiddo's Shadow. It picked up a few nominations this last while:
*Shortlisted for the Canadian Library Association's 2007 Young Adult Book Award
*Selected for Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2007, a cooperative project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council
*Selected for Books for the Teen Age 2007, a list of books put together by the New York Public Library
*Nominated for a Snow Willow Award, a reader's choice award in my home province of Saskatchewan (go Roughriders!)
*Nominated for a Red Maple Award, a reader's choice award in Ontario. Vote early! Vote often!
Hey and even a nice review from Children's Literature: "This is a highly engrossing and recommended book for young readers. Slade does not pander to his readers; he instead gives them a book whose message and main character embody the very questions and sorrows that are so painfully pertinent to our present point in world history."
I'm glad to see this book has legs. It's just galloping along. Get it? It's a horse novel and....