April 27, 2017

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Best Books 2015: Nonfiction

NF_Anderson_SymphonyfortheCity-Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
M.T. Anderson. Candlewick.
NF_Bausum_StonewallStonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights
Ann Bausum. Penguin/Viking.
NF_Brown_AaronandAlexanderAaron and Alexander: The Most Famous Duel in American History
Don Brown. Roaring Brook.
NF_Brown_DrownedCityDrowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Don Brown. HMH.
NF_Golio_Bird&DizBird & Diz
Gary Golio. illus. by illus. by Ed Young. Candlewick.
NF_Hartland_SteveJobsSteve Jobs: Insanely Great
Jessie Hartland. Random/Schwartz & Wade Bks.
NF_Hoose_TheBoysWhoChallengedHitlerThe Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Phillip Hoose. Farrar.
NF_Hughes_SailAwaySail Away
Langston Hughes. illus. by illus. by Ashley Bryan. S. & S./Atheneum.
NF_Janeczko_TheDeathoftheHatThe Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects
Paul B. Janeczko. illus. by illus. by Chris Raschka. Candlewick.
NF_Manzano_BecomingMariaBecoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
Sonia Manzano. Scholastic.
NF_Nelson_MySenecaVillageMy Seneca Village
Marilyn Nelson. Namelos.
NF_Paul_WaterIsWaterWater Is Water
Miranda Paul. illus. by illus. by Jason Chin. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks.
NF_Pinkney_RhythmRideRhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound
Andrea Davis Pinkney. Roaring Brook.
NF_Rockliff_MesmerizedMesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France
Mara Rockliff. illus. by illus. by Iacopo Bruno. Candlewick.
NF_Sheinkin_MostDangerousMost Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Steve Sheinkin. Roaring Brook.
NF_Tonatiuh_FunnyBonesFunny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Duncan Tonatiuh. Abrams.
NF_Yoon_BeastlyVerseBeastly Verse
Joohee Yoon. Enchanted Lion.


  1. Again non-fiction books w/no photos?