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2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction
Official Nomination List
1968: Today’s Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change, edited by Marc Aronson
With contributions from such well-known authors as Paul Fleischman, Elizabeth Partridge, Marc Aronson, and Jim Murphy, this compilation discusses the revolutionary "air" of 1968, not only in the United States, but also in Paris, Mexico, and China.
*Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam, by Elizabeth Partridge. A chronological account of the Vietnam War as experienced at home and in the field, from a wide variety of perspectives. Stories of eight young soldiers are highlighted by means of personal interviews and thoughtfully chosen photographs.
Google It! A History of Google, by Anna Crowley Redding.
Redding’s glimpse into a technology giant introduces the people and events associated with Google’s creation, growth, and world-changing approach to business and development.