YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

Given by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Other Names: Award for Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction, YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award
313 Works 111,452 Books 6,219 Reviews 4.2
YALSA's Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year. The winner is announced annually at show more the ALA Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (15), Finalist (60), Nominee (308)
Years:
All, 2024 (5), 2023 (28), 2022 (16), 2021 (21), 2020 (22), 2019 (39), 2018 (15), 2017 (14), 2016 (14), 2015 (18), 2014 (17), 2013 (14), 2012 (28), 2011 (20), 2010 (42)
Announced:
January 22: Winner2024 Recent

Winner 15

Finalist 60

WorkYear
America Redux: Visual Stories from Our Dynamic History by Ariel Aberg-Riger2024
Nearer My Freedom: The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano by Himself by Monica Edinger2024
From Here by Luma Mufleh2024
Family Style: Memories of an American from Vietnam by Thien Pham2024
Unequal: A Story of America by Michael Eric Dyson2023
A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome by Ariel Henley2023
American Murderer: The Parasite that Haunted the South (Medical Fiascoes) by Gail Jarrow2023
Abuela, Don't Forget Me by Rex Ogle2023
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks by Don Brown2022
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Brandy Colbert2022
The Woman All Spies Fear: Code Breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and Her Hidden Life by Amy Butler Greenfield2022
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo2022
How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure by John Rocco2021
You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People by Elizabeth Rusch2021
The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess2021
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat2021
The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee2020
Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Deborah Heiligman2020
A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust by Albert Marrin2020
A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Elizabeth Wein2020
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix2019
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka2019
Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge2019
The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor by Sonia Sotomayor2019
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism by Marc Aronson2018
#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women by Lisa Charleyboy2018
The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found by Martin W. Sandler2018
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater2018
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History by Karen Blumenthal2017
In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis2017
This Land Is Our Land: A History of American Immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne2017
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner2017
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson2016
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir by Margarita Engle2016
First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Tim Grove2016
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy Plain2016
Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw2015
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming2015
Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business--and Won! by Emily Arnold McCully2015
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin2015
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd2014
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II by Martin W. Sandler2014
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone2014
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson2014
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal2013
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose2013
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson2013
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Cynthia Levinson2013
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson2012
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal2012
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy2012
Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein (Junior Library Guild Selection (Charlesbridge Hardcover)) by Susan Goldman Rubin2012
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti2011
Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement by Rick Bowers2011
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories by Paul B. Janeczko2011
Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates by Jill Rubalcaba2011
The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum by Candace Fleming2010
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose2010
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone2010
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally M. Walker2010

Nominee 308

WorkYear
Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice by Tommie Smith2023
Unequal: A Story of America by Michael Eric Dyson2023
A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome by Ariel Henley2023
American Murderer: The Parasite that Haunted the South (Medical Fiascoes) by Gail Jarrow2023
Abuela, Don't Forget Me by Rex Ogle2023
The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile by Neal Bascomb2023
Glowing Bunnies!?: Why We're Making Hybrids, Chimeras, and Clones by Jeff Campbell2023
How to Money: Your Ultimate Visual Guide to the Basics of Finance by Jean Chatzky2023
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo2023
Murder Among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime by Candace Fleming2023
Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American by Laura Gao2023
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann2023
The Greatest Stories Ever Played: Video Games and the Evolution of Storytelling (Game On, 2) by Dustin Hansen2023
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton2023
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon2023
The Woman Who Split the Atom: The Life of Lise Meitner by Marissa Moss2023
Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting by Kindra Neely2023
Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration by Elizabeth Partridge2023
Saving Earth: Climate Change and the Fight for Our Future by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich2023
Queer Ducks and Other Animals: The Natural World of Animal Sexuality by Eliot Schrefer2023
Chasing the Truth: A Young Journalist's Guide to Investigative Reporting: Young Readers Edition by Ruby Shamir2023
Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor2023
In Harm's Way (Young Readers Edition): The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Story of Its Survivors (True Rescue Series) by Michael J. Tougias2023
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer2023
How to Build a Human: In Seven Evolutionary Steps by Pamela S. Turner2023
Underground Fire: Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage in the Cherry Mine Disaster by Sally M. Walker2023
Sky Wolf's Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn2023
Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Ibi Zoboi2023
Ambushed!: The Assassination Plot Against President Garfield by Gail Jarrow2022
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks by Don Brown2022
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Brandy Colbert2022
The Woman All Spies Fear: Code Breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and Her Hidden Life by Amy Butler Greenfield2022
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo2022
Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter by Veronica Chambers2022
In the Shadow of the Moon: America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race by Amy Cherrix2022
The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb by Candace Fleming2022
Separate No More: The Long Road to Brown v. Board of Education (Scholastic Focus) by Lawrence Goldstone2022
When can we go back to America? : voices of Japanese American incarceration during World War II by Susan H Kamei2022
Meltdown: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima by Deirdre Langeland2022
Run by John Lewis2022
The Burning: Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 (Young Readers Edition) by Tim Madigan2022
Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke by Andrew Maraniss2022
Punching Bag by Rex Ogle2022
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Young Readers Edition by Anton Treuer2022
The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming2021
How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure by John Rocco2021
You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People by Elizabeth Rusch2021
The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess2021
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat2021
Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights by Karen Blumenthal2021
One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker, Seneca Sachem and Civil War General by Joseph Bruchac2021
Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation by Candy J. Cooper2021
Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy by Kenneth C. Davis2021
Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne2021
Say Her Name by Zetta Elliott2021
Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder2021
Apple (Skin to the Core) by Eric Gansworth2021
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha2021
We are power : how nonviolent activism changes the world by Todd Hasak-Lowy2021
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson2021
Blood and germs : the civil war battle against wounds and disease by Gail Jarrow2021
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds2021
Race through the Skies: The Week the World Learned to Fly by Martin W. Sandler2021
Banned Book Club by Hyun Sook Kim2021
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang2021
Free Lunch by Rex Ogle2020
The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee2020
Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Deborah Heiligman2020
A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust by Albert Marrin2020
A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Elizabeth Wein2020
VIRAL: The Fight Against AIDS in America by Ann Bausum2020
What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist's Quest to Name Every Living Thing by Karen Magnuson Beil2020
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce2020
A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Richie Chevat2020
Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air by Margarita Engle2020
Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia by Marc Favreau2020
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir by Nikki Grimes2020
The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in our Food and Drugs by Gail Jarrow2020
Locked in Ice: Nansen's Daring Quest for the North Pole by Peter Lourie2020
The Far Away Brothers (Adapted for Young Adults): Two Teenage Immigrants Making a Life in America by Lauren Markham2020
Funny, You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary2020
The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets by Sarah Miller2020
It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah2020
1919 The Year That Changed America by Martin W. Sandler2020
Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America by Steve Sheinkin2020
Deadly Aim: The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters by Sally M. Walker2020
Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II by Andrea Warren2020
The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown2019
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix2019
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka2019
Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge2019
The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor by Sonia Sotomayor2019
Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar2019
1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change by Marc Aronson2019
The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century (Scholastic Focus) by Neal Bascomb2019
March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine by Melba Pattillo Beals2019
Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend by Karen Blumenthal2019
Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man by Tonya Bolden2019
Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: The Origin Myths of Mexico by David Bowles2019
Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimner2019
Life on Surtsey: Iceland's Upstart Island by Loree Griffin Burns2019
The Wilhelm Gustloff Story (Famous Ships) by Michael Capek2019
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon2019
Back from the Brink: Saving Animals from Extinction by Nancy Castaldo2019
Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot by Winifred Conkling2019
Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice: Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World by Ilene Cooper2019
More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War by Kenneth C. Davis2019
Crash: The Great Depression and the Fall and Rise of America by Marc Favreau2019
Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice (Scholastic Focus) by Lawrence Goldstone2019
My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope by Diane Guerrero2019
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City by Phillip Hoose2019
D-Day: The World War II Invasion that Changed History (Scholastic Focus) by Deborah Hopkinson2019
Nevertheless, we persisted : 43 voices of defiance, strength, and courage by In This Together Media2019
Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow2019
Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles by Maureen Johnson2019
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean2019
The Hyena Scientist by Sy Montgomery2019
Things We Haven't Said: Stories of Abuse and Recovery by Erin Moulton2019
Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide by Isabel Quintero2019
Walking is a Way of Knowing by Madhuri Ramesh2019
Google It: A History of Google by Anna Crowley Redding2019
Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator by Catherine Reef2019
Coco Chanel: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress by Susan Goldman Rubin2019
Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi2019
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman2019
Deep Dark Blue: A Memoir of Survival by Polo Tate2019
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman2018
Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism by Marc Aronson2018
#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women by Lisa Charleyboy2018
The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found by Martin W. Sandler2018
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater2018
Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough2018
Far from the Tree: Young Adult Edition--How Children and Their Parents Learn to Accept One Another . . . Our Differences Unite Us by Laurie Calkhoven2018
Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green2018
The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey2018
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly Jensen2018
Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today by Cynthia Levinson2018
Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd by Mary Losure2018
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin2018
Spinning by Tillie Walden2018
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford2018
March: Book Three by John Lewis2017
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History by Karen Blumenthal2017
In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis2017
This Land Is Our Land: A History of American Immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne2017
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner2017
Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb [YA] by Neal Bascomb2017
Vietnam: A History of the War by Russell Freedman2017
Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin2017
The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century by Sarah Miller2017
Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice by Susan Goldman Rubin2017
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story by Caren Stelson2017
Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet2017
Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights by Rich Wallace2017
Answering the Cry for Freedom: Stories of African Americans and the American Revolution by Gretchen Woelfle2017
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin2016
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson2016
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir by Margarita Engle2016
First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race by Tim Grove2016
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy Plain2016
Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum2016
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown2016
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose2016
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow2016
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba2016
Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney2016
Hot Pink: The Life and Fashions of Elsa Schiaparelli by Susan Goldman Rubin2016
Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvey2016
Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir by Maggie Thrash2016
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen2015
Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw2015
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming2015
Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business--and Won! by Emily Arnold McCully2015
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin2015
Strike!: The Farm Workers' Fight for Their Rights by Larry Dane Brimner2015
Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary Cronk Farrell2015
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines by Paul Fleischman2015
Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America by Russell Freedman2015
Red Madness: How a Medical Mystery Changed What We Eat by Gail Jarrow2015
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin2015
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood by James McMullan2015
The Freedom Summer Murders by Don Mitchell2015
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince2015
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi by Susan Goldman Rubin2015
The White House Is Burning: August 24, 1814 by Jane Sutcliffe2015
Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation by Sally M. Walker2015
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson2015
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb2014
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd2014
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II by Martin W. Sandler2014
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone2014
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson2014
Tillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg by Tanya Anderson2014
Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden2014
Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedman2014
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder2014
March: Book One by John Lewis2014
Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football: Make-or-Break Moment by Carla Killough McClafferty2014
Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure by David Meissner2014
Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers by Brandon Marie Miller2014
Kennedy's Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a Generation by Bill O'Reilly2014
Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives by Elizabeth Rusch2014
Branded by the Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington2014
Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin2014
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin2013
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal2013
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose2013
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson2013
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Cynthia Levinson2013
Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close2013
The Amazing Harry Kellar: Great American Magician by Gail Jarrow2013
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery2013
Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure by Jim Murphy2013
The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch2013
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure by Martin W. Sandler2013
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker2013
Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World by Sally M. Walker2013
Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London by Andrea Warren2013
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery by Steve Sheinkin2012
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson2012
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal2012
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy2012
Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein (Junior Library Guild Selection (Charlesbridge Hardcover)) by Susan Goldman Rubin2012
Can I See Your I.D.?: True Stories of False Identities by Chris Barton2012
Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I by Ann Bausum2012
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg2012
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World by Penny Colman2012
Elephant Talk: The Surprising Science of Elephant Communication by Ann Downer2012
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming2012
Father Abraham: Lincoln and His Sons by Harold Holzer2012
"Scribbling Women": True Tales from Astonishing Lives by Marthe Jocelyn2012
Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick Man by Katherine Kirkpatrick2012
World Without Fish by Mark Kurlansky2012
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin2012
The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) by Carla Killough McClafferty2012
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson2012
Jane Austen: A Life Revealed by Catherine Reef2012
Into the Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air by Stewart Ross2012
I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose by Jill Rubalcaba2012
Wideness and Wonder: The Life and Art of Georgia O'Keeffe by Susan Goldman Rubin2012
Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem by Rosalyn Schanzer2012
To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story by Casey Scieszka2012
Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple2012
Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature by George Sullivan2012
Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson2012
Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers by Susan VanHecke2012
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by Ann Angel2011
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti2011
Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement by Rick Bowers2011
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories by Paul B. Janeczko2011
Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates by Jill Rubalcaba2011
Frederick Douglass: A Noble Life by David A. Adler2011
FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America 1932-1939 by Tonya Bolden2011
Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan by John Bul Dau2011
Watch This Space: Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces by Hadley Dyer2011
Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World by Sid Fleischman2011
The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy by James Cross Giblin2011
Sex: A Book for Teens: An Uncensored Guide to Your Body, Sex, and Safety by Nikol Hasler2011
Teen Cyberbullying Investigated: Where Do Your Rights End and Consequences Begin? by Thomas A. Jacobs J.D.2011
We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970 (Civil Rights Struggles Around the World) by Stuart A. Kallen2011
Get Real: What Kind of World are YOU Buying? by Mara Rockliff2011
The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History by Adam Selzer2011
The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us by Tanya Lee Stone2011
Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed by Sally M. Walker2011
The Brave Escape of Edith Wharton by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge2011
Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till by Simeon Wright2011
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman2010
The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum by Candace Fleming2010
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose2010
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone2010
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally M. Walker2010
Rachael Ray: Food Entrepreneur (Women of Achievement) by Dennis Abrams2010
Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War: How the North Used the Telegraph, Railroads, Surveillance Balloons, Ironclads, High-Powered Weapons, and More to Win the Civil War by Thomas B. Allen2010
Gay America : Struggle for equality by Linas Alsenas2010
The War to End All Wars: The Story of World War I by Jack Batten2010
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration by Ann Bausum2010
Beyond: Visions Of The Interplanetary Probes by Michael Benson2010
Diego: Bigger Than Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand2010
Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel by C. M. Butzer2010
Leaving Glorytown by Eduardo F. Calcines2010
Harry Houdini for Kids: His Life and Adventures with 21 Magic Tricks and Illusions by Laurie Carlson2010
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