The National Book Foundation has revealed its first ever Young People’s Literature Longlist for the National Book Award (NBA).
Below, we’ve collected free samples of all the books on the longlist for your reading pleasure. The finalists will be announced on October 15. Here’s more from the release:
Among this year’s ten Longlisted books are four former National Book Award Finalists, three Newbery Honor Book recipients, a Michael L. Printz Award Winner, and a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree. The ten titles on the Longlist are a range of sophisticated voices and writing styles in genres that include fantasy, memoir, mystery, nonfiction, science fiction, and a novelized history.