The winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature went to William Alexander for Goblin Secrets

The other finalists for the award were:


Carrie Arcos for Out of Reach

Patricia McCormick for Never Fall Down

Eliot Schrefer for Endangered

Steve Sheinkin for Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon


You can see the full list of winners on the National Book Foundation website.

Have you read the winner?  I haven’t yet, so I’d love to hear what you think!