Kirkus Reviews

The 2017 Kirkus Prize Finalists


WALK WITH ME by Jairo Buitrago ; illustrated by Rafael Yockteng ; translated by Elisa Amado
Groundwood / March 14th, 2017 / 978-1-55498-857-0
ME TALL, YOU SMALL by Lilli L'Arronge ; illustrated by Lilli L'Arronge ; translated by Madeleine Stratford
Owlkids Books / March 15th, 2017 / 978-1-77147-194-7
BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER by Cao Wenxuan ; translated by Helen Wang ; illustrated by Meilo So
Candlewick / March 14th, 2017 / 978-0-7636-8816-5
IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS by Karen English
Clarion / July 11th, 2017 / 978-0-544-83957-1
THE MARROW THIEVES by Cherie Dimaline
DCB / Sept. 1st, 2017 / 978-1-77086-486-3
THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins / Feb. 28th, 2017 / 978-0-06-249853-3
THE GULF by Jack E. Davis
Liveright/Norton / March 14th, 2017 / 978-0-87140-866-2
THE SEEDS OF LIFE by Edward Dolnick
Basic / June 6th, 2017 / 978-0-465-08295-7
PRIESTDADDY by
Riverhead / May 2nd, 2017 / 978-1-59463-373-7
TELL ME HOW IT ENDS by Valeria Luiselli translated by Lizzie Davis
Coffee House / April 4th, 2017 / 978-1-56689-495-1
THE COOKING GENE by Michael W. Twitty
Amistad/HarperCollins / Aug. 1st, 2017 / 978-0-06-237929-0
HENRY DAVID THOREAU by Laura Dassow Walls
Univ. of Chicago / July 6th, 2017 / 978-0-226-34469-0
WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY by Lesley Nneka Arimah
Riverhead / April 4th, 2017 / 978-0-7352-1102-5
WHITE TEARS by Hari Kunzru
Knopf / March 14th, 2017 / 978-0-451-49369-9
EXIT WEST by
Riverhead / March 7th, 2017 / 978-0-73521-217-6
THE NINTH HOUR by
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sept. 19th, 2017 / 978-0-374-28014-7
HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by
Graywolf / Oct. 3rd, 2017 / 978-1-55597-788-7
SING, UNBURIED, SING by
Scribner / Sept. 5th, 2017 / 978-1-5011-2606-2