National Book Award Finalists For Young People’s Literature

National Book Award Finalists For Young People’s Literature

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The National Book Foundation has unveiled the finalists for the National Book Awards. Listing five books each in five categories, they’ve given us some recognizable names, but it’s going to be an interesting year considering that none of the authors have taken home a National Book Award in these categories before. For this article, we’re going to show you what made it into the ‘Young People’s Literature’ category.     Pet by Akwaeke Emezi   Image Via Amazon   This book follows Jam and her best friend, Redemption, as they learn that monsters exist and suddenly meet Pat, a creature …

TOP PICKS: YA Novels You Need to Read

TOP PICKS: YA Novels You Need to Read

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Each week, Bookstr will be giving a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today, we’ll be recommending five newly released young adult novels that will excite, delight, and entice you into the world of young individuals learning what it means to grow up. Life doesn’t give you a manual, but it does give you a book!   5. All of us with Wings by michelle Ruiz keil Image Via Michelleruizkeil.com Latinx author and playwright, Michelle Ruiz Keil, has given us her first full length novel! Described by Kirkus Reviews as a …