2017 Kirkus Prize Finalists

The Kirkus Prize offers a purse of $50,000 to the winner each year. The award is given in three categories: fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature. Any book given a star by Kirkus and published between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017 are eligible. There are six finalists in the young reader’s category:

Bronze and Sunflower The Hate U Give

Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, illustrated by Meilo So

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

It All Comes Down to This The Marrow Thieves

It All Comes Down to This by Karen English

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Me Tall, You Small Walk with Me

Me Tall, You Small by Lilli L’Arronge

Walk with Me by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng