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2017 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced

Earlier today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (YPL). Finalists will be announced on October 4.  Two of this year’s longlisted authors are previous National Book Award finalists, nine out of ten of the authors on the longlist are women, and two are debut novelists. Visit The National Book Foundation website for more information on the award and authors.

 

To follow, a list of nominated titles, with links to their Booklist reviews where possible:

 

 

What Girls Are Made Ofby Elana K. Arnold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Far from the Tree, by Robin Benway

 

 

 

 

 

All the Wind in the World, by Samantha Mabry 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 You Bring the Distant Near, by Mitali Perkins 

 

 

 

 

 

 Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter,

by Erika L. Sánchez

 

 

 

 

Orphan Island, by Laurel Snyder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 Clayton Byrd Goes Underground,

by Rita Williams-Garcia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Street, by Ibi Zoboi

 

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