Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize announces longlist

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The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize announced their longlist of finalists.  Among them are several middle grade and young adult novels, including We Were Liars by E. Lockhart and She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick.

The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize is an annual literary prize awarded to the best of children’s literature as selected by a committee of judges from U.K. newspaper The Guardian.

The full list of finalists is as follows:

  • The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby: Flora in Love by Natasha Farrant
  • Phoenix by S.F. 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

For more, visit The Guardian’s website.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.