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National Book Awards

The National Book Awards celebrates the best literature published in the United States. This collection features vocabulary lists that will help you understand the award-winning titles that are honored each year.
  • The 2022 National Book Awards
    Congratulations to Sabaa Tahir, winner of the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Our vocabulary lists will help you get the most out of her novel All My Rage — and the other titles nominated for this prestigious award.
  • The 2021 National Book Awards
    Congratulations to Malinda Lo, winner of the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Our vocabulary lists will help you get the most out of her novel Last Night at the Telegraph Club — and the other titles nominated for this prestigious award.
  • The 2020 National Book Awards
    Congratulations to Kacen Callender, winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Our vocabulary lists will help you get the most out of their moving novel King and the Dragonflies — and the other finalists and longlisted titles for this prestigious award.
  • The 2019 National Book Awards
    Congratulations to Martin W. Sandler, winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Our vocabulary lists will help you get the most out of his gripping and informative book, 1919: The Year that Changed America — and the other finalists and longlisted titles for this prestigious award.

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