The finalists in the 2014 National Book Awards...

...have been announced.

The Young People's Literature shortlist is:

Eliot Schrefer, for Threatened

Steve Sheinkin, for The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

John Corey Whaley, for Noggin

Deborah Wiles, for Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two

Jacqueline Woodson, for Brown Girl Dreaming

For more info, see the National Book website.

Previously: The 2014 NBA longlist.

Previously: My Cybils reading has begun in earnest.