YALSA Names Five Finalists for 2021 Excellence in Nonfiction Award

The five standout titles represent some of the year's best in nonfiction for young adults. 


The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) named its finalists for the 2021 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. The five titles represent the breadth of nonfiction work. They include a story of survival and rescue, a memoir of war, an explanation of one of the greatest scientific achievements in history, a full account of a man once celebrated as a hero, and a look at America's flawed democracy.

The five finalists are:

The winner will be anounced during the virtual Youth Media Awards on January 25, 2021.

Read YALSA's complete announcement below.


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