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²        SWORDBIRD debuts on the New York Times Children’s Bestseller List for February 4-10, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for March 4-10, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for March 11-17, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for March 18-24, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for March 25-31, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for April 1-7, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the New York Times Children's Bestseller List for April 8-14, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD has been nominated for the Book Sense Spring 2007 Children's Picks List

²        SWORDBIRD debuts on the Book Sense National Bestseller List for February 22, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the Book Sense National Bestseller List for March 1, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD appears on the Publishers Weekly Bestseller List on March 12, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD reappears on the Publishers Weekly Children's Bestseller List on April 9-15, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD was named as one of the 100 best books for children in China in 2007 by the General
 
       Administration of Press and Publication in China

²        SWORDBIRD appears on #1 of China Publishing Group Bestseller List for May, 2007 in the fiction category.

²        Turkey purchased the Turkish language edition rights of SWORBIRD in June, 2007.

²        India purchased the Marathi edition rights of SWORDBIRD in June, 2007.

²        Vietnam purchased the Vietnamese edition rights of SWORDBIRD in July, 2007.

²        SWORDBIRD has been chosen as one of the four summer reading books for AL Roker's Book Club for Kids
 
       on the Today Show. Al's interview with Nancy Yi Fan aired on July 13, 2007!
 
²        SWORDBIRD was named as one of the 50 best children's books of November, 2007 by Shenzhen Reading    
 
       Advisory Committee.

²        SWORDBIRD debuts on #1 of the Telegraph Bestseller List on 1/27/07

²        SWORDBIRD has been selected by the Cincinnati Public Library as their community read for March 2008
      
       (between the ages of 5 and 14)
 
²        Nancy Yi Fan was featured on Oprah Show on May 12, 2008 and her books SWORDBIRD and SWORD
 
       QUEST are put on Oprah's Books.
 
²        SWORDBIRD has been selected as one of the books on the Massachusetts Children's Book Award 08-09
 
       Master List.
 
²        Taiwan purchased the traditional Chinese edition rights of SWORDBIRD and SWORD QUEST in February,
 
       2009. 

²        India purchased the Marathi edition rights of SWORD QUEST in June, 2009.

²        SWORD QUEST has been selected as 2009-2010 New Mexico's Battle of the Books' Nominee.