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Children's and Young Adult Book Awards: YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Criteria

 Definition

An award for the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 – October 31 publishing year.

Purpose

The award will:

  • Recognize the best in the field of nonfiction books (at this time, only books will be considered for the award) materials for young adults
  • Promote the growing number of nonfiction books published for young adults
  • Inspire wider readership in the genre
  • Give recognition to the importance of the genre
  • Position YALSA as an authority in the field of nonfiction for young adults

2017 Award Winner

2017 Award Finalists

2016 Award Winner

2016 Award Finalists

Peabody Library

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