2021 Morris Award Finalists

YALSA has selected the five finalists for the 2021 William C. Morris Award, which honors a debut book for young adults. The winner will be announced at the ALA Youth Media Awards ceremony on January 25, 2021. The finalists are:

Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

If These Wings Could Fly by Kyrie McCauley

It Sounded Better in My Head by Nina Kenwood

Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez