YALSA Nonfiction Award

YALSA Nonfiction Award Seal
YALSA's Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year.

2017 Winner

March: Book Three created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate PowellMarch: Book Three created by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell

In the final installment in the trilogy, Congressman Lewis concludes his firsthand account of the civil rights era.  Simultaneously epic and intimate, this dynamic work spotlights pivotal moments through the lens of one who was there from the beginning.

 

2017 Finalists

Hillary Rodham Clinton: a woman living history by Karen BlumenthalIn the Shadow of Liberty: the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives by Kenneth C. DavisSamurai Rising: the epic life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. TurnerThis Land is Our Land: the history of American immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne