The National Book Foundation and The Daily Beast have announced the 2013 National Book Awards longlist for young people’s literature. The finalists will be announced on October 16, and the winners will be revealed on November 20.
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt.
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Campbell
A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff.
The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson.
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata.
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan.
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal.
Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff.
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu, illustrated by Erin McGuire.
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang.