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YALSA Young Adult Nonfiction Award

The YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults is a newly created award given to the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a November 1 – October 31 publishing year.  The purposes of the award are to: * Recognize the best in the field of nonfiction books for young adults …

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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The National Book foundation has given yearly awards for the best American fiction, nonfiction and poetry since 1950.  In the past sixteen years they have also awarded books in a Young People’s Literature category.  This list includes all winners and finalists of the award since it began in 1996.  Each year’s winner is listed first …

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