These are the finalists for YA:
Franny Billingsley, CHIME (Dial)
Debby Dahl Edwardson, MY NAME IS NOT EASY (Marshall Cavendish)
Thanhha Lai, INSIDE OUT AND BACK AGAIN (Harper)
Alfred Marrin, FLESH AND BLOOD SO CHEAP: THE TRIANGLE FIRE AND ITS LEGACY (Knopf)
Lauren Myracle, SHINE (Amulet/Abrams)
Gary D. Schmidt, OKAY FOR NOW (Clarion/HMH)
Have you read any of them? What did you think?
FLESH AND BLOOD SO CHEAP was written by another client of my agent's.