Go ahead and admit it. You still read comics. Whether you read them from a newspaper or spend some hard-earned cash for graphic novels, you just can’t seem to tear yourself away from them.
For almost 60 years, the National Book Foundation has been awarding the National Book Award to what a panel of judges deems to be ‘best books of the year.’ The categories include fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature, with individual prizes of up to $1,000.
This year, Gene Luen Yang’s ‘American Born Chinese’ was a finalist in the young people’s literature category