National Book Award Finalists Announced

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 Hey, Kiddo

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

The Journey of Little Charlie The Poet X

The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor