2019 National Book Award Finalists in Young People’s Literature

Yesterday, the finalists for the 2019 National Book Award in Young People’s Literature were announced. The longlist was narrowed down to five finalists:

1919 The Year That Changed America Look Both Ways

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

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds

Patron Saints of Nothing Pet

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby