The longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature has been announced, including titles of genre interest: All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry (Algonquin Young Readers), Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder (Walden Pond), and American Street by Ibi Zoboi (Balzer + Bray).
National Book Awards (NBA) longlists for other categories will be announced throughout September, and finalists will be announced October 4, 2017. Winners will be announced at a ceremony and benefit dinner in New York on November 15, 2017. Each finalist will receive a prize of $1,000, a medal, and a citation; each of the four category winners will receive $10,000 and a bronze sculpture. For more information, including announcement dates and the complete Young People’s longlist, see the National Book Foundation site.