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Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother wins 2009 Prometheus Award

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother wins the 2009 Prometheus Award for Best Novel!

The Libertarian Futurist Society will present the award at WorldCon in Montreal this August 2009: http://www.lfs.org/releases.htm

The Prometheus awards honor outstanding science fiction/fantasy that explores the possibilities of a free future, champions human rights (including personal and economic liberty), dramatizes the perennial conflict between individuals and coercive governments, or critiques the tragic consequences of abuse of power–especially by the State.

Little Brother Awards and Honors

New York Times Notable Children’s Book of 2008 ♦ Washington Post Best Kids Books of 2008 ♦ Los Angeles Times Best Young Adult Books of 2008 ♦ Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year for Children’s Fiction ♦ Kirkus Reviews “Best of 2008” ♦ Booklist 2008 Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth ♦ School Library Journal Best Books of 2008 ♦ Richie’s Picks: The Best of 2008 ♦ 2009 Indies Choice Honor Book ♦ Emperor Norton Award Winner ♦ American Library Association YALSA Nominee — 2009 Best Books for Young Adults list ♦ Book Sense Summer 2008 Children’s Picks List ♦ Gawker SF blog io9’s “Ten Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2008” ♦ 2008 Nebula Award nominee for Best Novel ♦ The Georgia Peach Book Awards Annotated List for Teen Readers ♦ 3rd Annual Cybils Award Nominee (SF/Fantasy Teen) ♦ The Globe and Mail Top 100 Books of 2008 ♦ National Post Best-Value Books of 2008 ♦ Amazon.com Top 100 Editors’ Picks of 2008 ♦ Amazon.com Top 10 Books for Teens of 2008 ♦ Hudson Booksellers’ Best Children’s Books of 2008 ♦ VOYA’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror of 2007 ♦ 2009 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel ♦ 2009 Prometheus Award for Best Novel ♦ TeenReads.com “Best of 2008” ♦ Texas Library Association Tayshas Reading List ♦ 2009 Ontario Library Association White Pine™ Reading Program Award ♦ 2009 Tayshas High School Reading List ♦ SF Site Best Books of 2008 – Editors’ Choice ♦ SF Site Best Books of 2008 – Readers’ Choice ♦ New York Public Library’s Stuff for the Teen Age 2009 ♦ 2009 Locus Award finalist for Best Young Adult Novel ♦ Florida Teens Read Award Nominee 2009—2010 ♦ 2009 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best SF Novel