June 21, 2018

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A Conversation with the 2018 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists

Presented by: Annick Press, Candlewick Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group & School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Thursday, February 1st, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Join us for a live webcast featuring the finalists for the 2018 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. Register now to learn a bit about these fantastic titles; hear from the authors and editors about their research, writing and decision-making processes; and glean some insights into how publishers select engaging and enduring nonfiction titles for teens. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event, which will take place shortly before the award announcement at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver.

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


  • Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism written by Marc Aronson & Marina Budhos, and published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
  • #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale, and published by Annick Press
  • Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers written by Deborah Heiligman, and published by Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
  • The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found written by Martin W. Sandler, and published by Candlewick Press
  • The 57 Bus written by Dashka Slater, and published by Farrar Straus Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group


  • Luann Toth – Managing Editor, SLJ Reviews

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