The paperback of Little Brother is out, and it's already started to attract some top honors. My publicist at Tor just sent the following::
* I am pleased to announce that LITTLE BROTHER by Cory Doctorow has been nominated for the 2011 Young Readers Choice Award, the oldest children’s choice award and sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (www.pnla.org).
*The New York Public Library’s “Books for the Teen Age” has been renamed “Stuff for the Teen Age” and as such LITTLE BROTHER by Cory Doctorow has made the list under the category “For Guys”.
* Nominated for the ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2011 list: Crime Scene Category:
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This book has a whole bunch to recommend it: It’s fast-paced, well-written, and the protagonist is engaging in a geeky way, if just a tiny little bit generic. The book is a bit didactic in places. However, since in some ways it’s a fictionalized manual for how to build an underground resistance to an evil government, that’s only to be expected. Really very good, and based on what I remember about my own teenage years,