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FINALISTS

The Legend of Auntie Po

Shing Yin Khor

Kokila / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Malinda Lo

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

Too Bright to See

Kyle Lukoff

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

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People

Kekla Magoon

Candlewick Press More about this book >

Me (Moth)

Amber McBride

Feiwel and Friends / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

LONGLIST

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Carole Boston Weatherford Floyd Cooper

Carolrhoda Books / Lerner Publishing Group More about this book >

Home Is Not a Country

Safia Elhillo

Make Me a World / Penguin Random House More about this book >

A Snake Falls to Earth

Darcie Little Badger

Levine Querido More about this book >

The Mirror Season

Anna-Marie McLemore

Feiwel and Friends / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement

Paula Yoo

Norton Young Readers / W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Judges
Pablo Cartaya
Pablo  Cartaya
Presenter
Traci Chee
Traci Chee
Leslie Connor
Leslie Connor
Cathryn Mercier
Cathryn Mercier
Chair
Ibi Aanu Zoboi
Ibi Aanu Zoboi
Media

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2021 National Book Awards Ballot

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