2017 National Book awards, young people’s literature NOMINEES announced:
What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
American Street by Ibi Zoboi
You can check out the full list of finalists at: www.nytimes.com/2017/10/04/books/finalists-2017-national-book-awards.html, and stay tuned for when the National Book Foundation announces the winners on Nov. 15.
YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE JUDGES: