National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature

nab_awardThe committee for the NBA for Young People’s Literature has released is short list:

Kate DiCamillo, Raymie Nightingale
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell, March: Book Three
Grace Lin, When the Sea Turned to Silver
Jason Reynolds, Ghost
Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star

In addition, YA/children’s author Jacqueline Woodson made the shortlist for the general award for fiction:

Chris Bachelder, The Throwback Special
Paulette Jiles, News of the World
Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad
Jacqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn

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