The 2014 Guardian Children's Prize longlist...

...has been released.

This year's contenders are:

The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby: Flora in Love, by Natasha Farrant
Phoenix, by SF Said
Flora and Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo
The Dark Wild, by Piers Torday
Shine, by Candy Gourlay
We Were Liars, by E Lockhart
She Is Not Invisible, by Marcus Sedgwick
The Lost Gods, by Francesca Simon