The finalists for the 2018 National Book Award have been announced. The five finalists for the award for Young People’s Literature are below. Winners will be announced on November 14th.
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor