I did a quick (translation: inaccurate) count of how many times The Oz Chronicles received nominations for NPR’s search for the best Young Adult novels, and I was happy to find at least six nominations through the first thirty or so pages. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but most of the nominations went to the blockbusters (Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Book Thief, etc.). So to those that nominated the Oz Chronicles, I say THANK YOU! To those that didn’t, it’s not too late.
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To those that just don’t want to, you’re totally going to miss out on the trip to Disney Land I promised everyone who nominated the Oz Chronicles… Wait, I forgot. I didn’t promise anyone a trip to Disney Land. But if the Oz Chronicles makes the list and NPR recommends the series, I’ll wear a Mickey Mouse Club hat for a week. I’m talking 24/7. That’s several trips to the grocery store, three trips to the gym, three runs around my neighborhood, at least one movie, a couple nights eating out… That’s almost as good as a trip to Disney Land, right?
Thanks again nominators!