Granite Media Book Awards 2010: Nonfiction

We did not receive enough votes to determine any clear winners in the nonfiction categories, but below are the lists of all the books that were nominated as favorite nonfiction books of 2010, divided between a young adult/adult list and a children’s/elementary list.  Included on the list is an award winning title by our own Steve Madsen, a noted historian and als the media specialist at Granite Peaks Alternative High School.  Enjoy!

2010 Young Adult Nonfiction Long List

Exploring Desert Stone: John N. Macomb’s 1859 Expedition to the Canyonlands of the Colorado by Steven K. Madsen
The Horrors of Andersonville: Life and Death Inside a Civil War Prison by Catherine Gourley
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25 by Naomi Shihab Nye

2010 Children’s Nonfiction Long List

The Brothers Kennedy: John, Robert, Edward by Kathleen Krull and Amy June Bates
Dinosaurs Life Size: Discover How Big They Really Were by Darren Naish
Dogs 101 (Scholastic)
Fire Trucks on the move! by Judith Jango-Cohen
Kubla Khan: The Emperor of Everything written by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Robert Byrd
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau written by Jennifer Berne (Author), illustrated by Éric Puybaret
Mary Engelbreit’s Fan Fare Cookbook: 120 Family Favorite Recipes by Mary Engelbreit
Mysteries of the Komodo Dragon: The Biggest, Deadliest Lizard Gives Up Its Secrets by Marty Crump
Nic Bishop Lizards by Nic Bishop
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle by Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery, and Kirby Larson
The World’s Greatest Basketball Players by Matt Doeden

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