Friday, September 17, 2021

National Book Awards Longlist For Young People's Literature

The National Book Foundation has announced the longlist for the 2021 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The finalists will be announced on October 5.

I like longlists. They provide an opportunity to call attention to a number of books.

Safia Elhillo, Home Is Not a Country

Shing Yin Khor, The Legend of Auntie Po

Darcie Little Badger, A Snake Falls to Earth

Malinda Lo, Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Kyle Lukoff, Too Bright to See

Kekla Magoon, Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People

Amber McBride, Me (Moth)

Anna-Marie McLemore, The Mirror Season

Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrations by Floyd Cooper, Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Paula Yoo, From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trail that Galvanized the Asian American Movement

No comments: