November 24, 2015

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Defining Excellence in Nonfiction | YALSA Action Required

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The field of nonfiction is growing and changing and it’s time for librarians to take a closer look at what defines “excellence.” At ALA annual, YALSA will be considering its nonfiction award criteria. The discussion begins here.

What Does “Excellence” in Nonfiction Mean to YALSA? | Consider the Source

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A look at YALSA’s Nonfiction Award for Excellence leaves the author with some questions about the award’s criteria.

Librarians Shown Love at YALSA’s Morris/Nonfiction Awards | ALA Midwinter 2015


A Chicago blizzard prevented many of the authors of the recognized titles from attending the Morris/Nonfiction awards, but Morris winner Isabel Quintero managed to take the stage, and Nonfiction winner Maya Van Wagenen gave librarians a shout out via video.

YALSA Reveals Five Nonfiction Award Finalists


The five finalists for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults were recently announced.