The 2021 National Book Awards longlist is out– and the young reader’s list features a blend of truly impressive work, both fiction and nonfiction:
Safia Elhillo, “Home Is Not a Country” Make Me a World / Penguin Random House
Darcie Little Badger, “A Snake Falls to Earth”
Malinda Lo, “Last Night at the Telegraph Club”
Dutton Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House
Kyle Lukoff, “Too Bright to See”
Dial Books / Penguin Random House
Kekla Magoon, “Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People”
Five finalists will be announced on October 5, and the winner will be named on November 17.
To see the entire longlist, click here.