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    Here’s the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.

    Emily Temple

    September 14, 2022, 10:15am

    Today, the National Book Foundation announced the 10 books on the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, including two graphic novels, three coming-of-age stories, and one remix of The Great Gatsby.

    The judges for this year’s award are Becky Albertalli, Joseph Bruchac, Meghan Dietsche Goel, Jewell Parker Rhodes (Chair), and Lilliam Rivera. The 10 longlistees were chosen from a total of 296 books submitted by publishers; the finalists in all categories will be announced on October 4, and winners will be announced at the National Book Awards Ceremony on November 16.

    Here’s the longlist:

    Kelly Barnhill, The Ogress and the Orphans
    Algonquin Young Readers / Workman Publishing

    Isaac Blum, The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen
    Philomel Books / Penguin Random House

    Traci Chee, A Thousand Steps into Night
    Clarion Books / HarperCollins Publishers

    Johnnie Christmas, Swim Team
    HarperAlley / HarperCollins Publishers

    Anna-Marie McLemore, Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix
    Feiwel & Friends / Macmillan Publishers

    Sonora Reyes, The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School
    Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins Publishers

    Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Dawud Anyabwile, Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice
    Norton Young Readers / W. W. Norton & Company

    Sabaa Tahir, All My Rage
    Razorbill / Penguin Random House

    Sherri Winston, Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution
    Bloomsbury Children’s Books / Bloomsbury Publishing

    Lisa Yee, Maizy Chen’s Last Chance
    Random House Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House

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