2018

winners

Discover winners by category:

WINNER

The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

HarperTeen / HarperCollins Publishers More about this book >

FINALISTS

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

M. T. Anderson
Eugene Yelchin

Candlewick Press More about this book >

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

Leslie Connor

Katherine Tegen Books / HarperCollins Publishers More about this book >

The Journey of Little Charlie

Christopher Paul Curtis

Scholastic Press / Scholastic, Inc. More about this book >

Hey, Kiddo

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Graphix / Scholastic, Inc. More about this book >

LONGLIST

We’ll Fly Away

Bryan Bliss

Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins Publishers More about this book >

A Very Large Expanse of Sea

Tahereh Mafi

HarperTeen / HarperCollins Publishers More about this book >

Blood Water Paint

Joy McCullough

Dutton Children’s Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam

Elizabeth Partridge

Viking Children’s Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

What the Night Sings

Vesper Stamper

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

Judges
Robin Benway
Robin Benway
Chair
Lamar Giles
Lamar Giles
Grace Worcester Greene
Grace Worcester Greene
Valerie Koehler 
Valerie  Koehler
Mitali Perkins
Mitali Perkins
Media


Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony


Author of The Friend Sigrid Nunez accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction


Author of The New Negro Jeffrey C. Stewart accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction


Author of Indecency Justin Phillip Reed accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry


Monique Truong (on behalf of Yoko Tawada) and Margaret Mitsutani accept the 2018 National Book Award for Translated Literature


Author of The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo accepts the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

AM to DM - 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Announced
The Finalists Announced for the 2018 National Book Awards

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