Upcoming Events

Boxers & Saints on the National Book Award Shortlist

By | November 5th, 2013|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Boxers & Saints made the National Book Award shortlist!  What an incredible honor!  I must've screamed for five minutes straight after I found out.  I'm reading the rest of the list right now.  You should do the same.  Such amazing books!

Boxers & Saints on the National Book Award Longlist

By | September 28th, 2013|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

I just finished a two-week book tour, so I haven't been able to properly blog about this until now.  On September 16, the National Book Foundation announced their 2013 Longlist for Young People's Literature, and Boxers & Saints is on it!  I was absolutely speechless when I found out.  In 2006, the National Book Award nomination [...]