I am delighted and excited to share this news! The Nine Lives of Travis Keating has been selected for the IBBY Honour List. Here is a bit of the press release that has more information on the IBBY Honour List. You can click the read more button to see read everything.
MARKHAM, ON — Fitzhenry & Whiteside is pleased to announce that Jill MacLean’s award-winning novel, The Nine Lives of Travis Keating, has been selected for the 2012 International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour List. As an IBBY member country, Canada is entitled to submit one book per eligible category. For the English-text category (including poetry, fiction, and nonfiction), The Nine Lives of Travis Keating was selected out of all English books published in Canada since 2008.
“My initial reactions? Disbelief, amazement, and delight,” said MacLean. “I’m truly honoured that The Nine Lives of Travis Keating has been chosen to represent Canada internationally.”
As a selected title, the book will tour the world at exhibitions and book fairs… read more