2011 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Winners of the best nonfiction published for teens between November 1, 2010 – October 31, 2011 are:
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by Ann Angel
Forty years after her death, Janis Joplin remains among the most compelling and influential figures in rock history. Her story is one of a girl who struggled against rules and limitations, yet worked diligently to improve as a singer.
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories by Paul Janeczko
Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates by Jill Rubalcaba and Peter Robertshaw
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti