The longlist was announced on Monday for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The finalists will be named on October 13; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 16.

Booked by Kwame Alexander (HMH)

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick)

March: Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illus. by Nate Powell (Top Shelf)

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin (Little, Brown)

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne)

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina (Candlewick)

Pax by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Jon Klassen (HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray)

Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum)

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren Stelson (Lerner/Carolrhoda)

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte)