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The Bookseller YA Book Prize 2021

The Bookseller reveals YA Book Prize 2021 shortlist

The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize has revealed its shortlist for 2021, which includes books by two début authors, Darren Charlton and Danielle Jawando. Malorie Blackman will also receive a special achievement award to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Young Adult novel, Noughts & Crosses. Prize-winning writer Alex Wheatle earns his third YA Book Prize shortlisting with his story centred around a 1760 slave uprising in Jamaica, entitled Cane Warriors