National Book Award Longlist Announced

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Congratulations to all the wonderful authors who made the longlist!

Elana K. Arnold, What Girls Are Made Of (Carolrhoda Lab / Lerner Publishing Group)

Robin Benway, Far from the Tree (HarperTeen / HarperCollinsPublishers)

Samantha Mabry, All the Wind in the World (Algonquin Young Readers / Workman Publishing Company)

Mitali Perkins, You Bring the Distant Near (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers / Macmillan Publishers)

Jason Reynolds, Long Way Down (Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy Books / Simon & Schuster)

Erika L. Sánchez, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
(Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House)

Laurel Snyder, Orphan Island (Walden Pond Press / HarperCollinsPublishers)

Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give (Balzer + Bray / HarperCollinsPublishers)

Rita Williams-Garcia, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground (Amistad / HarperCollinsPublishers)

Ibi Zoboi, American Street (Balzer + Bray / HarperCollinsPublishers)

YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE JUDGES:

Suzanna Hermans, Brendan Kiely, Kekla Magoon, Meg Medina (Chair), Alex Sanchez

via 2017 National Book Awards

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