Musings on children's and YA literature, the academy, and the relationship between them, from an English professor and mother.

Friday, January 18, 2008

shun the non-believer

There's an ongoing debate in the YA world--flames fanned by, at least, both Justine Larbalestier and the Brotherhood 2.0 guys, who have sadly stuck to their one-year commitment* and gone dark since January 1--between the unicorns and the zombies. Charlie may actually be a unicorn that zombie-lovers could embrace.

Thankfully foul-mouthed unicorns are not on my reading list (as far as I know) for the Cybils SF/Fantasy award. But if they were, I hope they would be like Charlie.

*But! They do have a new social network for nerdfighters!

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