YALSA Award for Non-Fiction

The YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year. The award winner will be announced annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December. The award is administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525646549
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 11th, 2020

2021 Winner


All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536209457
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

2021 Honor


The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781547604531
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 8th, 2020

2021 Honor


How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525647416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

2021 Honor


You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358176923
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 2020

2021 Honor


New Must Read Books!

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing Cover Image
Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger Cover Image
Abby, Tried and True Cover Image
Amber and Clay Cover Image
Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Cover Image
Charlie Thorne and the Lost City Cover Image
Dog Man: Mothering Heights: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #10) Cover Image
The Dangerous Gift (Wings of Fire, Book 14) Cover Image