Good morning, Hub readers!
Last week, we asked you to choose your favorite basketball novel in YA lit. The top pick was this year’s Newbery Award winner, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander, with 42% of the vote. Boy21 by Matthew Quick wasn’t far behind with 32%! You can see detailed results for all of our previous polls in the Polls Archive. Thanks to all of you who voted!
This week, let’s finish our celebration of Women’s History Month by asking your favorite real woman from history as depicted in a YA novel. Choose from the options below, or suggest another book in the comments!
Your favorite real woman from history as depicted in YA lit?
- Anastasia Romanov from Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap (26%, 9 Votes)
- Cleopatra Selene from Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Schecter (21%, 7 Votes)
- Mary Tudor from Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer (21%, 7 Votes)
- Anne Boleyn from Tarnish by Katherine Longshore (18%, 6 Votes)
- Annie Sullivan from Miss Spitfire by Sarah Miller (12%, 4 Votes)
- Himiko from Spirit’s Princess by Esther Friesner (3%, 1 Votes)
Total Voters: 34
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