2017 National Book Awards for Young People’s Literature

13 Sep

The 2017 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature was announced yesterday.  I’ve read four already. I have a few on hold, one ARC, and there are a few that my library doesn’t have yet. And the first three weren’t even on my radar.

MY TBR pile just got longer.

Elana K. Arnold, What Girls Are Made Of

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Robin Benway, Far from the Tree

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Samantha Mabry, All the Wind in the World

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Mitali Perkins, You Bring the Distant Near

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Jason Reynolds, Long Way Down

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Erika L. Sánchez, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

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Laurel Snyder, Orphan Island

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Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give

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Rita Williams-Garcia, Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

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Ibi Zoboi, American Street

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3 Responses to “2017 National Book Awards for Young People’s Literature”

  1. Nancy Tandon September 13, 2017 at 5:41 am #

    SO MANY GOOD BOOKS!! Drool.

  2. Somya Sahni September 13, 2017 at 7:22 am #

    Which one of them can you recommend ?

    • Adrienne September 13, 2017 at 10:03 am #

      I have read the last 4. If you haven’t read “The Hate U Give” you should, just because it is getting so much buzz. “America Street” treats similar themes, but is very different. Clayton Byrd is for grades 4-6. Orphan Islan is definitely middle grade.

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