2020 National Book Award Finalists

The finalists for the National Book Award have been announced. The awards go to the best of the year’s adult fiction, adult nonfiction, poetry, translated literature and young people’s literature. The winners in each category will be announced on November 18th. Here are the finalists for the Young People’s Literature category:

Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

The Way Back by Gavriel Savit

We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed