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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Longlist Announced

The National Book Awards have released the longlist for this year’s award in Young People’s Literature. Check back with us for more longlists from the National Book Awards, including tomorrow’s poetry longlist!

The Young People’s Literature longlist includes a diverse range of books, including a memoir from prolific children’s author Gary Paulson, a graphic novel debut from web comic author Noelle Stevenson, and a biography of Malcolm X that was co-written by his daughter.

The contenders will be narrowed down to a smaller group of finalists on October 14. The winner will be announced at a ceremony, which will include other book categories, in New York City on November 18.

Check out the full list below!


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


This Side of Wild: Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs by Gary Paulsen


Bone Gap by Laura Ruby


X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon


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


Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman


Nimona by Noelle Stevenson



Main image courtesy of the National Book Awards

Stephen L., Staff Writer