The National Book Award Finalists were announced yesterday in the categories of Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, and Young Adult fiction.
Winners will be announced November 16th.
- Chris Bachelder, The Throwback Special (W. W. Norton & Company)
- Paulette Jiles, News of the World (William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers)
- Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs (Viking Books/Penguin Random House)
- Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs (Viking Books/Penguin Random House)
- Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad (Doubleday/Penguin Random House)
- Jacqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn (Amistad/HarperCollinsPublishers)
- Kate DiCamillo, Raymie Nightingale (Candlewick Press)
- John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell (Artist), March: Book Three (Top Shelf Productions / IDW Publishing)
- Grace Lin, When the Sea Turned to Silver (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
- Jason Reynolds, Ghost (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing)
- Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star (Delacorte Press/Penguin Random House)