Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

About the Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
An award for the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 – October 31 publishing year.

Administered by:

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2017 Winner(s)

March: Book Three

created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell; published by Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing

2017 Finalist(s)

Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History

by Karen Blumenthal and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History

by Karen Blumenthal and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

by Kenneth C. Davis, and published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune

written by Pamela S. Turner, illustrated by Gareth Hinds and published by Charlesbridge

This Land Is Our Land: A History of American Immigration

written by Linda Barrett Osborne and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS