2021 National Book Award Longlist for Young People’s Literature

The longlist for the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature has been announced. Five finalists will be selected from this list and announced on October 5th with the winner announced on November 17th. Here are the ten longlisted titles:

Cover for From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo

Cover for Home Is Not a Country

Home Is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo

Cover for Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Cover for The Legend of Auntie Po

The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor

Cover for Me (Moth)

Me (Moth) by Amber McBride

Cover for The Mirror Season

The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore

Cover for Revolution in Our Time

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon

Cover for A Snake Falls to Earth

A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger

Cover for Too Bright to See

Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff

Cover for Unspeakable

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

One thought on “2021 National Book Award Longlist for Young People’s Literature

  1. I liked ‘Home is Not a Country’ and ‘Too Bright to See’ was okay. I want to read ‘(Me) Moth,’ ‘The Mirror Season,’ and ‘A Snake Falls to Earth’ (‘Elatsoe’ was great!)

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