A Conversation with the 2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists

Presented by: School Library Journal
Event Date and Time: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 

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Join School Library Journal for a live conversation featuring the finalists for the 2019 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. Register now to learn a bit about the inspiration behind these fantastic titles; hear from the authors about their background, writing processes and motivation; and take away some insights into how publishers select engaging and relevant nonfiction titles for teens. Don’t miss out on this exclusive event ahead of the award announcement at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.


The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler written and illustrated by John Hendrix and published by Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS

Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka and published by Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees written and illustrated by Don Brown and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Luann Toth, Managing Editor, SLJ Reviews

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