2013 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

YALSA Excellence in Young Adult NonfictionYALSA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction

Winners of the best nonfiction published for teens between November 1, 2011 – October 31, 2012 are:

2013 Winner
Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

2013 Finalists
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Though Different by Karen Blumenthal

Moonbird: A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose

Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

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