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Friday, October 17, 2014

National Book Award Young People's Literature: The Finalists (and who made the longlist)

(from the National Book foundation website) YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE:

NBA 2014 Young People's Literature List


  • Eliot SchreferThreatened (Scholastic Press)
  • Steve SheinkinThe Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
    (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan Publishers)
  • John Corey WhaleyNoggin (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)
  • Deborah WilesRevolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two (Scholastic Press)
  • Jacqueline WoodsonBrown Girl Dreaming (Nancy Paulsen Books/ Penguin Group (USA))


- Laurie Halse AndersonThe Impossible Knife of Memory (Viking/ Penguin Group (USA))
- Gail GilesGirls Like Us (Candlewick Press)
- Carl HiaasenSkink—No Surrender (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers/ Random House)
- Kate MilfordGreenglass House (Clarion Books/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Andrew Smith100 Sideways Miles (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)


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