The 2014 Young People’s Literature Longlist for the National Book Award was announced this morning. Congratulations to all these fine authors!
Laurie Halse Anderson, The Impossible Knife of Memory
Gail Giles, Girls Like Us
Carl Hiaasen, Skink— No Surrender
Kate Milford, Greenglass House
Eliot Schrefer, Threatened
Steve Sheinkin, The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
Andrew Smith, 100 Sideways Miles
John Corey Whaley, Noggin
Deborah Wiles, Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two
Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming
All wonderful, deserving authors and books! We can’t imagine how they’ll be able to narrow down a list like this.