Teenage Prize Winner

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Henry Tumour wins the Booktrust Teenage Award

Henry Tumour by Anthony McGowan has won the 2006 Booktrust Teenage Award.

The author Mal Peet, who chaired the judging panel, comments:
�Henry Tumour by Anthony McGowan is a dirty boisterous comedy about a boy with a tumour. It�s also a wise, sensitive and questioning novel about the conflicting forces that make us who we are.�

The other shortlisted books for the Booktrust Teenage Prize 2006 were:
Siobhan Dowd - A Swift Pure Cry - David Fickling Books
Ally Kennen - Beast - Scholastic Books
Paul Magrs - Exchange - Simon and Schuster
Anthony McGowan - Henry Tumour - Doubleday
Marcus Sedgwick - The Foreshadowing - Orion Children�s Books
John Singleton - Angel Blood � Puffin

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