2017

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

Far from the Tree

Robin Benway

HarperTeen / HarperCollinsPublishers More about this book >

FINALISTS

What Girls Are Made Of

Elana K. Arnold

Carolrhoda Lab / Lerner Publishing Group More about this book >

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Erika L. Sánchez

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

Rita Williams-Garcia

Amistad / HarperCollinsPublishers More about this book >

American Street

Ibi Aanu Zoboi

Balzer + Bray / HarperCollinsPublishers More about this book >

LONGLIST

All the Wind in the World

Samantha Mabry

Algonquin Young Readers / Workman Publishing Company More about this book >

You Bring the Distant Near

Mitali Perkins

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

Long Way Down

Jason Reynolds

Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books / Simon & Schuster More about this book >

Orphan Island

Laurel Snyder

Walden Pond Press / HarperCollinsPublishers More about this book >

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

Balzer + Bray / HarperCollinsPublishers More about this book >

Judges
Suzanna Hermans
Suzanna Hermans
Brendan Kiely
Brendan Kiely
Kekla Magoon
Kekla Magoon
Meg Medina
Meg Medina
Chair
Alex Sanchez
Alex Sanchez
Media

Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)
Jesmyn Ward accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction (full speech)

Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)
Masha Gessen accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction (full speech)

Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)
Frank Bidart accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry (full speech)

Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)
Robin Benway accepts the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature (full speech)

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