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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2013 Winner(s)

Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon

written by Steve Sheinkin, published by Flash Point/Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

2013 Finalist(s)

Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

written by Phillip Hoose, published by Farrar Straus Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

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

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster

written by Deborah Hopkinson, published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic

We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March

written by Cynthia Levinson, published by Peachtree Publishers