March 24, 2018

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A Conversation with the 2017 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists


Presented by: Macmillan Childrens Publishing, Charlesbridge, Abrams & School Library Journal

Event Date & Time: Thursday, January 12th, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT
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Join us for a live webcast featuring the five finalists for the 2017 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. Register now to learn a bit about these terrific titles; hear from the authors about their research and writing processes; and glean some insights into publishing decisions that make the best nonfiction titles accessible and engaging to today’s teens. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event, which will take place right before the award announcement at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta.

Everyone who attends the live broadcast will have a chance to win ALL five of the finalists’ books!


“Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History” by Karen Blumenthal and published by Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

“In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis, and published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

“March: Book Three” by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, published by Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing

“Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune” written by Pamela S. Turner. Illustrated by Gareth Hinds, and published by Charlesbridge

“This Land is Our Land: A History of American Immigration” written by Linda Barrett Osborne, and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS


Luann Toth – Managing Editor, SLJ Reviews

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