To read more about the youth panel’s decision, visit the Orange Newsroom.
This is what I had to say about the novel and our decision as a panel:
“We all agreed Room stood out. For us, it was the most accessible and gripping, and a real page turner. It’s an horrific tale told with powerful innocence – we all felt it changes the way you view the world and makes you question your environment.”
To read my full review of Room, click here. I loved the novel, and it was clear from the start of the youth panel’s meeting that Room was the most popular.