The novel previously won the Michael L. Printz award and was a finalist for the National Book Award in the Young People’s Literature category. Bone Gap also received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, VOYA and Booklist.
The Andre Norton Award is an annual award presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to the author of the best young adult or middle grade science fiction or fantasy book published in the United States in the preceding year. It is named to honor prolific science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton. The award is presented along with the Nebula Awards in May. Past nominees include Holly Black, China Mieville, Laini Taylor, Suzann Collins and Scott Westerfeld.