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

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  Cover Art: The Nazi Hunters : How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi 2014
Bascomb, Neal.
The Nazi Hunters : How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi
Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.
2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Bomb : the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon 2013
Sheinkin, Steve
Bomb : the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
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.
2012
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Notorious Benedict Arnold : a True Story of Adventure Heroism & Treachery 2012
Sheinkin, Steve
The Notorious Benedict Arnold : a True Story of Adventure Heroism & Treachery
An introduction to the life of Benedict Arnold that highlights not only the traitorous actions that made him legendary, but also his heroic involvement in the American Revolution.
2010
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Janis Joplin : Rise Up Singing 2011
Angel, Ann
Janis Joplin : Rise Up Singing
Janis Joplin's story--is one of a girl who struggled against rules and limitations, yet worked diligently to improve as a singer. It's the story of an outrageous rebel who wanted to be loved, and of a wild woman who wrote long, loving letters to her mom. And finally, it's the story of one of the most iconic female musicians in American history, who died at twenty-seven. Janis Joplin includes more than sixty photographs, and an assortment of anecdotes from Janis's friends and band mates
2010
Teen Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Charles and Emma : the Darwins' Leap of Faith 2010
Heiligman, Deborah.
Charles and Emma : the Darwins' Leap of Faith
Charles Darwin and his wife, Emma, were deeply in love and very supportive of each other, but their opinions often clashed. Emma was extremely religious, and Charles questioned God's very existence.
2009
Children's Nonfiction Book
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