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2020 National Book Award Young People’s Literature

National Book Award: Young People's Literature
The National Book Foundation announced the Longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (YPL). The Finalists in all five categories will be revealed on October 6.

This year’s Longlist is comprised entirely of newcomers to the National Book Awards. Of the ten titles selected, three are debut works.

Publishers submitted a total of 311 books for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The judges for Young People’s Literature are Joan Trygg (Chair), Randy Ribay, Neal Shusterman, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Colleen AF Venable. Judge’s decisions are made independently of the National Book Foundation staff and Board of Directors and deliberations are strictly confidential. Winners in all categories will be announced live at the virtual National Book Awards Ceremony on November 18.

 

 

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020
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We Are Not Free Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020
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Apple: (Skin to the Core) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646140138
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Published: Levine Querido - October 6th, 2020
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Every Body Looking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020
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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525553915
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020
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Trowbridge Road Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536207507
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Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020
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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525647416
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020
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The Way Back Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984894625
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020
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Cemetery Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020
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