Book News: National Book Award 2017

For the third year in a row, the National Book Award in the Young People’s Category has been given to a young adult author. Robin Benway was this year’s winner, with her sixth novel for teens Far from the Tree. Told in the voices of three siblings separated by adoption, Benway’s novel raises thought-provoking questions about race, teen pregnancy, foster care, and the definition of family. You can find print copies of the book in our lending system.

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