YALSA Nonfiction Award 2020 Finalists

Young Adult Library Services Association

YALSA has announced the 2020 finalists for the Nonfiction Award which “honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year.” Here are the finalists:

Free Lunch The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance

Free Lunch by Rex Ogle

The Great Nijinsky: God of Dance by Lynn Curlee

A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust by Albert Marrin

A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II by Elizabeth Wein

Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship"

Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of “The Children’s Ship” by Deborah Heiligman

2 thoughts on “YALSA Nonfiction Award 2020 Finalists

  1. I cannot wait to read Elizabeth Wein’s book. She grew up and summered near where I live in Pennsylvania and still returns to her family cottage most summers. She often does an author presentation at the local library and Chatauqua and a few years ago was talking about the research she was doing about this book. I am so happy to see it has been published!

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