A Step from Heaven
By An Na
Publisher: Front Street Books (Boyds Mills Press)
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Not Available
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Kate DiCamillo for The Tiger Rising
- Phillip Hoose for We Were There, Too! Young People in U.S. History
- An Na for A Step from Heaven
- Marilyn Nelson for Carver: A Life in Poems
YPL Winner That Year: Virginia Euwer Wolff for True Believer
Judges That Year: Kay Cassell, Ellen Howard, Beth Kephart, Lisa Clayton Robinson, Jane Resh Thomas
The Year in Literature: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck won the Newbery Medal. Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond won the Printz Award.
- An Na’s first writing teacher was fellow National Book Award Finalist Jacqueline Woodson.
- As a child, Na read voraciously, shutting herself in the bathroom for hours―the only room with a lock on the door―so that she could read without interruption.
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