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1.Read 5 books from 5 different awards during Feb 1, 2011 through Dec 1, 2011.
2.Overlaps with other challenges are permitted.
3.Choices don't have to be posted right away, and lists may be changed at any time.
4.'Award winners' is loosely defined; make the challenge fit your needs.
This had always been one of my favorite challenges in the pasts. I've decided to go back through my old challenges and list what never got read and pick from those reads. If I have time I'll try to add some new ones too.
- Holes: Louis Sachar (Newbery)
- Shiloh: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Newbery)
- Half of a Yellow Sun: Adichie (Orange Prize)
- We Need to Talk About Kevin: Shriver (Orange Prize)
- Guns, Germs and Steel: Jared Diamond
- Anil's Ghost:Michael Ondaatje
- The Shipping News: E. Annie Proulx
- Snow Falling on Cedars: David Guterson
- Life of Pi: Yann Martel
- The Throat: Peter Straub
- The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
- Plague’s Progress by Arno Karlen
- Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond
- A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson