National Book Foundation Young People's Literature 2017

Long Way Down Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481438254
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Published: Atheneum Books - October 24th, 2017

Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds.


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524700485
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. 


All the Wind in the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616206666
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

All the Wind in the World is a breathtaking tale of dread and danger, romance and redemption.


Far from the Tree Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062330628
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Published: Harper Teen - October 3rd, 2017

A moving contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment, by acclaimed YA vet Robin Benway


You Bring the Distant Near Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374304904
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 12th, 2017

Award-winning Indian-American author Mitali Perkins illuminates the immigrant experience for one family with humor and heart.


Orphan Island Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062443410
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 30th, 2017

From acclaimed author Laurel Snyder comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaking, and completely one-of-a-kind literary middle-grade novel about a mysterious island where, each year, a boat arrives with one new child . . . and takes the oldest child away.


Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062215918
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Published: Amistad Press - May 9th, 2017

In this new novel from award-winning author Rita Williams-Garcia, when aspiring bluesman Clayton Byrd loses his beloved grandfather, he must figure out what to do with all his anger and sadness—and finally learns to play a blues song all his own.


What Girls Are Made of Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781512410242
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - April 1st, 2017

When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do anything for the boy she loves, to prove she's worthy of him. But when he breaks up with her, Nina is lost. What is she if not a girlfriend? What is she made of? Broken-hearted, Nina tries to figure out what the conditions of love are.


The Hate U Give Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 28th, 2017

The Hate U Give is a groundbreaking, thought-provoking debut novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, about a teen girl who is the only witness to her friend’s fatal shooting by a police officer.


American Street Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062473042
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 14th, 2017

From debut author to watch Ibi Zoboi comes an evocative and powerful coming-of-age novel set in Detroit about immigration, class, love, and the American dream.