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).

60 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Every Bone Tells A Story
Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates
Book - 2010 Charlesbridge Children's Nonfiction Book
Janis Joplin
Rise up Singing
Book - 2010 Amulet Books Teen Nonfiction Book
Spies of Mississippi
The True Story of the Spy Network That Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2010 National Geographic Adult Nonfiction Book
The Dark Game
True Spy Stories
Book - 2010 Candlewick Press Teen Nonfiction Book
They Called Themselves the K.K.K
The Birth of An American Terrorist Group
Book - 2010 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adult Nonfiction Book
Almost Astronauts
13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Book - 2009 Candlewick Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Charles and Emma
The Darwins' Leap of Faith
Book - 2009 Henry Holt Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Claudette Colvin
Twice Toward Justice
eBook - 2011 Square Fish Children's Nonfiction eBook
The Great and Only Barnum
The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum
Book - 2009 Schwartz & Wade Books Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Written in Bone
Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
Book - 2009 Carolrhoda Books Children's Nonfiction Book
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