Another little snippnet of interest.
Among the nominees for the Andre Norton Award are Ship Breaker (Little, Brown), by Paolo Bacigalupi; White Cat (McElderry), by Holly Black; Mockingjay (Scholastic Press; Scholastic UK), by Suzanne Collins; Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (Amulet), by Barry Deutsch; The Boy from Ilysies (Tor Teen), by Pearl North; I Shall Wear Midnight (Gollancz; Harper), by Terry Pratchett; A Conspiracy of Kings (Greenwillow), by Megan Whalen Turner; and Behemoth (Simon Pulse; Simon & Schuster UK), by Scott Westerfeld
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.