YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

Awarded annually in the U.S. by the Young Adult Library Services Association for the best non-fiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18).

65 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Bootleg
Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
Book - 2011 Flash PointRoaring Brook Press 363.410973 B
Music Was IT: Young Leonard Bernstein Book
Sugar Changed the World
A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science
Book - 2010 Clarion Books 664.109 A
The Notorious Benedict Arnold
A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery
Book - 2010 Roaring Brook Press B A7524sh
Wheels of Change
How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (with A Few Flat Tires Along the Way)
Book - 2011 National Geographic 796.6082 M
Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates Book
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing Book
Spies of Mississippi
The True Story of the Spy Network That Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2010 National Geographic 323.1196073 B
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories Book
They Called Themselves the K.K.K
The Birth of An American Terrorist Group
eBook - 2013 Overdrive
Almost Astronauts
13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Book - 2009 Candlewick Press 629.45 S
Charles and Emma
The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Book - 2009 Henry Holt and Co 576.82092 H
Claudette Colvin
Twice Toward Justice
Book - 2011 Square Fish 323.092 H PBK
The Great and Only Barnum
The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum
Book - 2009 Schwartz & Wade Books B B2633fL
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland Book
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