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2021 National Book Award Finalists Announced!

The National Book Award has announced its finalists in the only category that matters: Young People’s Literature.

As is often the case with the NBA, this batch is YA-heavy (exceptions being middle grade novel and Too Bright To See and graphic novel The Legend of Auntie Po). The winners will be announced on November 17.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.