By Laurie Halse Anderson
& Digital Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Current Publisher: Squarefish (Macmillan)
Reading Level: Ages 12 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Laurie Halse Anderson for Speak
- Louise Erdrich for The Birchbark House
- Polly Horvath for The Trolls
- Walter Dean Myers for Monster
YPL Winner That Year: Kimberly Willis Holt for When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Judges That Year: Veronica Chambers, Mary Ann McGuigan, Hazel Rochman, Zena Sutherland, Roger Sutton
The Year in Literature: Holes by Louis Sachar won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: Anderson was also a Finalist in 2008 for Chains.
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