Gene Luen Yang Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Gene Luen Yang, Printz Award winner and two-time National Book Award finalist, has been named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The post Gene Luen Yang Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Jason Reynolds will serve a third term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Today, the Library of Congress announced that bestselling author Jason Reynolds will serve as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for a third year. Reynolds’s extended appointment is an unprecedented event in the history of the program. The position, which was established in 2008,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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In Conversation with Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. AudioFile’s Josephine Reed spoke with author and National Ambassador for Young People’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here's the National Book Awards' 2019 longlist for young people's literature

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the 2019 National Book Award longlist for young people's literature. Contenders tackle major sociopolitical issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Here is the Young People’s Literature Longlist for the 2019 National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books longlisted for this year’s National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, chosen from a total of 325 books submitted to the foundation by publishers. The judges for YPL are An Na, Elana K. Arnold, Kristen Gilligan, Varian Johnson, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Award for Young People's Literature longlist announced

The National Book Foundation on Monday announced the 10 books longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The list includes a previous National Book Award winner, M.T. Anderson; a three-time Newberry honoree, Gary Paulsen; a debut novelist, Ali Benjamin; Angeleno... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2016 National Book Awards for Young People Literature in Photos

On Wednesday evening, November 16, five finalists for the Young People's Literature prize headed to Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan for the 67th National Book Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young People's Literature at the 2015 National Book Awards: A Photo Essay

Our photographer caught up with the authors (and their editors) who were nominated in the Young People's Literature category. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young People's Literature at the 2014 National Book Awards: A Photo Essay

On November 19, five children's and YA authors headed to Cipriani Wall Street for the 65th National Book Awards. Our photographer caught up with the authors (and their editors) who were nominated in the Young People's Literature category, and also captured the winner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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National Book Award releases long-list for Young People's Literature

The National Book Awards launched its first long-list with the 10 books in the running for the 2013 award for Young People's Literature on Monday.The National Book Awards launched its first long-list with the 10 books in the running for the 2013 award for Young People's Literature on Monday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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UpLift literature leadership scheme for young people of colour launches

Words of Colour Productions and the Irish Writers Centre have unveiled UpLift, an international literature leadership initiative for young people of colour aged between 18 and 30. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Superman Smashes the Klan: Superman and Me by Gene Luen Yang

In in this essay-afterword to the graphic novel 'Superman Smashes the Klan' by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, Yang uses his childhood love of Superman—and his personal experience of racism—to deliver a history of the Ku Klux Klan, the rise of white supremacy in the U.S., and the role the 1940s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director Katherine... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2018 NBA Longlist for Young People's Literature Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the 2018 National Book Award longlist for Young People’s Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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