"Best of" Lists
"Best of" lists
National Book Award for Young People's Literature Winners, Finalists
Every November, the National Book Foundation's panel of judges awards the National Book Award to authors in several categories, including Young People's Literature. The judges consider books written by American citizens published in the United States by American publishers between December 1 of the previous year and November 30 of the current year. Check out our list of children's and young adult books that were recent winners or finalists, with the most recent listed at the top of the list.