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YALSA Nonfiction Award, 2010-2019

YALSA Nonfiction Award, 2010-2019

Resources for the titles recognized by this award since its inception in 2010 -- honoring the best nonfiction book published for young adults
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Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune
  • by Pamela S. Turner and Gareth Hinds
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2017)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2017)
    SLJ Best Books (Selection, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science
  • by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2012)
    SLJ Best Books (Selection, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (with a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)
  • by Sue Macy
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2012)
    Amelia Bloomer (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor, The
  • by Sonia Sotomayor
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2019)
    CSMCL Best Books (Selection, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Titanic: Voices from the Disaster
  • by Deborah Hopkinson
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2013)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2013)
    Sibert Medal (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Great and Only Barnum, The: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum
  • by Candace Fleming and Ray Fenwick
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2010)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Faithful Spy, The: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
  • by John Hendrix
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2019)
    SLJ Best Books (Selection, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Laughing at My Nightmare
  • by Shane Burcaw
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
  • by Karen Blumenthal
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2012)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2012)
    SLJ Best Books (Selection, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History
  • by Karen Blumenthal
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek
  • by Maya Van Wagenen
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Winner, 2015)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    President Has Been Shot!, The: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
  • by James L. Swanson
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2014)
    Notable Social Studies (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
  • by Karen Blumenthal
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2013)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing
  • by Ann Angel
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race
  • by Tim Grove
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2016)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design
  • by Chip Kidd
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2014)
    ALSC Notables (Commended, 2014)
    SLJ Best Books (Selection, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon
  • by Nancy Plain
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Dark Game, The: True Spy Stories
  • by Paul B. Janeczko
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II
  • by Martin W. Sandler
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2014)
    Notable Social Studies (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network That Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
  • by Rick Bowers
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates
  • by Jill Rubalcaba and Peter Robertshaw
  • YALSA Nonfiction Award (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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