2013 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Winners of the best nonfiction published for teens between November 1, 2011 – October 31, 2012 are:
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.
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