National Book Awards

2014-11-28 10.05.03

 

“The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and the enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.” Source

Brown Girl Dreaming  by Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for young people’s literature.

The finalist for the award include:

Threatened  by Eliot Schrefer

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights  by Steve Sheinkin

Noggin  by John Corey Whaley

The books on the longlist include:

The Impossible Knife of Memory  by Laurie Halse Anderson

Skink-No Surrender  by Carl Hiaase

100 Sideways Miles  by Andrew Smith

You can find the history of the award and the past winners and finalist here.

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