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25.03.21 | News

Meet the nominees for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Fourteen Nordic picture books, youth novels, and future epics have been nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize. This year’s nominees deal with topics like the climate crisis of our time, as well as big issues such as identity, existence, and s...

01.02.21 | News

New ecocritical anthology of Nordic children’s and young people’s literature

The climate crisis and the environment are increasingly common recurring themes in books for younger readers. A new anthology explores both concerns and faith in the future from an ecocritical perspective within Nordic children’s and young people’s literature. The anthology is the resul...

Adam O.

Adam O.: Den rustne verden, 3 - Ukrudt. Future epic, Høst & Søn/Gyldendal, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Karin Erlandsson och Peter Bergting (ill.)

Karin Erlandsson and Peter Bergting (ill.): Nattexpressen. Youth novel, Schildts & Söderströms and Bonnier Carlsen, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young Peop...

Linda Bondestam

Linda Bondestam: Mitt bottenliv – av en ensam axolotl. Picture book, Förlaget M, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Siiri Enoranta

Siiri Enoranta: Kesämyrsky. Novel, WSOY, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Elin Persson

Elin Persson: De afghanska sönerna. Youth literature, Bonnier Carlsen, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Marjun Syderbø Kjelnæs

Marjun Syderbø Kjelnæs: Sum rótskot. Young adult novel, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.)

Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.): Jag och alla. Picture book, Rabén & Sjögren, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Bolatta Silis-Høegh

Bolatta Silis-Høegh: Aima Qaqqap Arnaalu. Picture book, Milik Publishing, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Kirste Paltto and Laila Labba (ill.)

Kirste Paltto and Laila Labba (ill.): Jođašeaddji Násti. Youth novel, Davvi Girji, 2019. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir

Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir: Grísafjörður: Ævintýri um vináttu og fjör. Youth novel, Salka, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Peter F. Strassegger

Peter F. Strassegger: Aleksander den store. Youth novel, Samlaget, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Zakiya Ajmi

Zakiya Ajmi: Vulkan, Youth novel, Gads Forlag, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Karin Erlandsson

Karin Erlandsson: Segraren<i>.</i> Novel, Schildts & Söderströms, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Gabriella Sköldenberg

Gabriella Sköldenberg: Trettonde sommaren. Young adult novel, Natur & Kultur, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Johan Ehn

Johan Ehn: Hästpojkarna. Young adult novel, Gilla Böcker, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve (ill.)

Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve (ill.): Guovssu guovssahasat. Picture book, Davvi Girji, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize...

Åse Ombustvedt & Skinkeape (ill.)

Åse Ombustvedt & Skinkeape (ill.): Når er jeg gammel nok til å skyte faren min? Youth poetry, Ena Forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Liter...

Ane Barmen

Ane Barmen: Draumar betyr ingenting. Young adult novel, Gyldendal, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir

Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir: Villueyjar. Young adult novel, Björt bókaútgáfa; Bókabeitan, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Lani Yamamoto

Lani Yamamoto: Egill spámaður. Picture book, Angústúra, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet (ill.)

Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet (ill.): Orpilissat nunarsuarmi kusanarnersaat. Picture book, Milik Publishing, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’...

Rakel Helmsdal

Rakel Helmsdal: Loftar tú mær? Picture book, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander (ill.)

Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander (ill.): Vi är Lajon! Picture book, Förlaget M, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä (ill.)

Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä (ill.): Sorsa Aaltonen ja lentämisen oireet. Picture book, Otava, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Pri...

Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen (ill.)

Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen (ill.): Min øjesten (“Apple Of My Eye”, not translated into English). Picture novel, Dansklærerforeningens Forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 202...

Nina Ivarsson

Nina Ivarsson: Risulven Risulven. Novel, Rabén & Sjögren, 2017.

Karen Anne Buljo

Karen Anne Buljo: Šiellaspeajal. Poetry collection, Davvi Girji, 2017.

Nominerade till Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Nominerade till Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordisk Råds barne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Nordisk Råds barne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2021
Peter F. Strassegger
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Peter F. Strassegger
Kirste Palto og Laila Labba
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Kirste Palto og Laila Labba
Ole Kristian Løyning og Ronny Haugeland
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Ole Kristian Løyning og Ronny Haugeland
Elin Persson
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Elin Persson
Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Lóa H. Hjálmtýsdóttir
Linda Bondestam
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Linda Bondestam
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