Finalists for the inaugural Barnes & Noble Children’s & YA Book Awards Shortlist have been announced. Authors and titles of genre interest include:
- Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender (Balzer + Bray)
- These Violent Delights, Chloe Gong (Margaret K. McElderry)
- Cemetery Boys, Aiden Thomas (Swoon)
- Punching the Air, Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam (Balzer + Bray)
- Amari and the Night Brothers, B.B. Alston (Balzer + Bray)
- Wink, Rob Harrell (Dial)
- Twins, Varian Johnson, illustrated by Shannon Wright (Graphix)
- Everything Sad Is Untrue, Daniel Nayeri (Levine Querido)
- The List of Things That Will Not Change, Rebecca Stead (Wendy Lamb)
Finalists were also announced in the Picture Book category. For more information, including the complete list of finalists, see the Barnes & Noble website.
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