The National Book Award LongList for Young People’s Literature has been announced. The list includes the following 10 books. Finalists will be announced October 8th, and the winner will be announced November 20th.
- Kiss Number 8, by Colleen AF Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw
- The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson
- PET by Akwaeke Emezi
- Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson
- A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata
- Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds
- Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
- Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby
- 1919: The Year That Changed America by Martin W. Sandler
- Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve
Click the links for each book to see more about each one.