The finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards have been announced. The awards will be announced on November 14.
The Finalists For Young People's Literature:
- The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
- The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
- The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor
- The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
- Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka