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Thursday, September 19, 2013
The National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced!
The National Book Foundation and The Daily Beast announced Monday the 2013 National Book Awards longlist for young people’s literature, which includes a number of Newbery Medal winners and honorees. The 10 nominees range from books filled with wizards and dark magic to works that deal with changing societal views on teenage sexuality. This is the first time the National Book Awards is running longlists for its four categories, which are being announced exclusively on The Daily Beast this week: thepoetry longlist will be released on Tuesday, September 17, at 9 a.m.; nonfiction on September 18; fiction on September 19. The finalists will be announced on October 16, and the winners will be revealed on November 20.