Guardian Children’s Fiction Award Longlist

The longlist for the 2015 Guardian Children’s Fiction Award has been announced. This British award celebrates the best fiction writing for children.

Here are the books on the longlist:

All the Bright Places Apple and Rain

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

El Deafo Five Children on the Western Front

El Deafo by Cece Bell

Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders

An Island of Our Own The Lie Tree

An Island of Our Own by Sally Nicholls

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

My Name's Not Friday A Song for Ella Grey

My Name’s Not Friday by Jon Walter

A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond