Philly airport delays are running at least two hours at this point. All I can say is: this had better be over by tomorrow morning at 8 because there is a groovy bookstore, and 86-degree pool, and a hot tub waiting for me in Arizona.
I am just dropping in to tell you about this awesome list of nominees for the Lambda Literary Awards Children's & Young Adult category. There are so many fantastic books on this list, I'm slapping the whole thing right here so we can all snuggle together during this storm.
1. Adaptation, Malinda Lo, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
2. The Adventure of Tulip, Birthday Wish Fairy, S. Bear Bergman and Suzy Malik, Flamingo, Rampant
3. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Simon & Schuster/ Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
4. Ask the Passengers, A.S. King, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
5. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, Kirstin Cronn-Mills, Flux Books
6. Every Day, David Levithan, Knopf Books for Young Readers
7. Kiss the Morning Star, Elissa Janine Hoole, Amazon Children�s Publishing
8. The Miseducation of Cameron Post, emily M. danforth, Balzer + Bray
9. Personal Effects, E.M. Kokie, Candlewick Press
10. Silhouette of a Sparrow, Molly Beth Griffin, Milkweed Editions