Looking for Alaska – Trailer

An impressive trailer for Hulu’s upcoming mini-series of Looking for Alaska:

National Book Award Longlist for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Foundation has announced their longlist for the 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Five finalists will be announced on October 8th with the winner announced on November 20th. Here are the books on the list:

1919 The Year That Changed America Kiss Number 8

1919: The Year that Changed America by Martin W. Sandler

Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable, illustrated by Ellen T. Crenshaw

Look Both Ways Out of Salem

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds

Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve

Patron Saints of Nothing Pet

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

A Place to Belong Shout

A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All The Undefeated

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson