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Recognition for “Stitches”

The season for “Best of…” has begun. As I wrote previously, the first list I saw this year was best books in the Nov/ Dec issue of Bookmarks magazine.

Publishers Weekly has published the PW TOP 10 and PW TOP 100. That’s a lot of good books, at least in the eyes of the PW editors.

Not surprisingly, David Small’s Stitches is on the PW TOP 10 list. Those of us who have read David’s book and attended his program at KPL or elsewhere in the community, know this is a powerful graphic memoir well deserving of this recognition from Publishers Weekly and its nomination for a National Book Award. (If you missed David’s presentation, watch or listen to the entire program here.) 

David has been a special friend to KPL and our patrons. Congratulations on this nomination, the top 10 listing and the many more recognitions sure to come his way.

We have David’s books, most of which are in the children’s collections. Come visit and check one out.

Book

Stitches
9780393068573


Recognition for “Stitches”

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The season for “Best of…” has begun. As I wrote previously, the first list I saw this year was best books in the Nov/ Dec issue of Bookmarks magazine.

Publishers Weekly has published the PW TOP 10 and PW TOP 100. That’s a lot of good books, at least in the eyes of the PW editors.

Not surprisingly, David Small’s Stitches is on the PW TOP 10 list. Those of us who have read David’s book and attended his program at KPL or elsewhere in the community, know this is a powerful graphic memoir well deserving of this recognition from Publishers Weekly and its nomination for a National Book Award. (If you missed David’s presentation, watch or listen to the entire program here.) 

David has been a special friend to KPL and our patrons. Congratulations on this nomination, the top 10 listing and the many more recognitions sure to come his way.

We have David’s books, most of which are in the children’s collections. Come visit and check one out.

Book

Stitches
9780393068573

Posted by Ann Rohrbaugh at 12/14/2009 04:11:36 PM | 


David's book is amazing and I have watched the KPL presentation countless times and will do so again. Is David going to return for another interview at KPL. Although I don't know how it could get better. I was at his book signing at B&N and bought 4 of Stitches. I recommend it to everyone!

Mary Armitage
Posted by: Mary Armitage ( Email ) at 12/7/2009 6:46 PM


Good news! David will return to KPL on April 14 during National Library Week.
Posted by: Ann Rohrbaugh ( Email ) at 12/8/2009 10:48 AM


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