2015 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature

National-BOOK-Award-This morning, the National Book Foundation released its 2015 Longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The 10 titles are listed below and linked to their Booklist reviews. Finalists will be announced on October 14th.

Bone Gap, by Laura Ruby

Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War, by Steve Sheinkin

Nimona, by Noelle StevensonSimon vs

This Side of Wild, Gary Paulsen

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad, by M. T. Anderson

The Thing about Jellyfish, by Ali Benjamin

Walk on Earth a Stranger, by Rae Carson

X: A Novel, by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon

 

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Allegra Wozniak served as a Booklist intern in fall 2015. She is a senior at Lake Forest College studying English literature and print and digital publishing. Besides reading, her favorite thing to do is eat Little Caesars breadsticks and watch the Mad Max movies with her dog, Mango.

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