2011 USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List

Today I found out that “The Present Tense of Prinny Murphy” is on the 2011 USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List, for grades 6-8.

USBBY is the United States Board on Books for Young People; it’s the US national section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).

To be on this list, the book has to have been published in a country other than the US, but distributed or published at a later date in the US.

I’m delighted to be on this list in the company of books that originated not just in Canada, but in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, and the Netherlands.

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