National Book Award Long List

The long list for the National Book Award has been announced. The National Book Foundation will announce the five finalists from the list on October 13 and the winner will be presented on November 16.

Here are the nominees for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature:

Booked Burn Baby Burn

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

Ghost March: Book Three (March, #3)

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

March: Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell

Pax Raymie Nightingale

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story The Sun Is Also a Star

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren Stelson

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

When the Moon Was Ours When the Sea Turned to Silver

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin