The National Book Awards

Browse past winners of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature--and this year's Finalists.

Established in 1950, the National Book Award is a prestigious American literary prize given to writers by writers, administered by the nonprofit National Book Foundation.


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Inside Out and Back Again Mockingbird Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice What I Saw And How I Lied
Inside Out and Back Again
by Thanhha Lai
4.6 out of 5 stars (207)
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Mockingbird
by Kathryn Erskine
4.8 out of 5 stars (198)
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip M. Hoose
4.7 out of 5 stars (57)
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What I Saw And How I Lied
by Jordan Cray
4.2 out of 5 stars (153)
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Godless
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
4.5 out of 5 stars (790)
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party
by M. T. Anderson
3.9 out of 5 stars (106)
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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
by Jeanne Birdsall
4.6 out of 5 stars (204)
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Godless
by Pete Hautman
4.2 out of 5 stars (46)
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The Canning Season The House of the Scorpion True Believer (Make Lemonade, Book 2) Homeless Bird
The Canning Season
by Polly Horvath
3.6 out of 5 stars (33)
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The House of the Scorpion
by Nancy Farmer
4.6 out of 5 stars (501)
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True Believer (Make Lemonade, Book 2)
by Virginia Euwer Wolff
4.6 out of 5 stars (54)
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Homeless Bird
by Gloria Whelan
4.4 out of 5 stars (231)
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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Holes (A Yearling Book) Dancing on the Edge Parrot in the Oven: Mi vida
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
by Kimberly Willis Holt
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Holes (A Yearling Book)
by Louis Sachar
4.6 out of 5 stars (3,978)
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Dancing on the Edge
by Han Nolan
4.4 out of 5 stars (72)
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Parrot in the Oven: Mi vida
by Victor Martinez
4.1 out of 5 stars (92)
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