National Book Award Longlist Announced for Young People’s Literature

The 2015 National Book Award Longlist for Young People’s Literature has been announced. The finalists will be named on October 14th and the winners announced on November 18th.

Bone Gap Challenger Deep Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

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

Nimona Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

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 This Side of Wild: Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy, #1)

The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

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

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

X: A Novel

X by Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon