2018 National Book Award Longlist

The Poet X Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662804
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Published: HarperTeen - March 6th, 2018

National Book Award and Golden Kite Honor Award Winner!

Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth.


The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780763698225
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Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2018

Subverting convention, award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms.


We'll Fly Away Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062494276
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 8th, 2018

National Book Award Longlist Title * Booklist Editors’ Choice * CYBILS Young Adult Fiction Finalist * Nerdy Book Club Award for Best Young Adult Fiction * Paste Magazine Best Book

“A compelling and raw story.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)


The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062491435
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 23rd, 2018

National Book Award Finalist * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2018 * 2019-2020 Nebraska Golden Sower Award * Amazon Best Books of 2018 * Kirkus Best of Children's 2018 * New York Public Library Best Books 2018 * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books 2018 * 2018 Nerdy Book Club Middle Grade Winner


The Journey of Little Charlie (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780545156660
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 30th, 2018

The National Book Award finalist by Christopher Paul Curtis!


Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780545902489
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Published: Graphix - October 9th, 2018

A National Book Award Finalist!
 

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is.


A Very Large Expanse of Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062866561
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Published: HarperCollins - October 16th, 2018

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature!


Blood Water Paint Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735232112
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018

"When I finished this novel, I knew I would be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi's story for the rest of my life."—Amanda Lovelace, bestselling author of the princess saves herself in this one

A William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist
2018 National Book Award Longlist


Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780670785063
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

★ "Partridge proves once again that nonfiction can be every bit as dramatic as the best fiction."*


What the Night Sings Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524700386
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2018

A Morris Award Finalist
Longlisted for the National Book Award

For fans of The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes a lushly illustrated novel about a teen Holocaust survivor who must come to terms with who she is and how to rebuild her life.