"YALSA's [Young Adult Library Service Association] 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."
A meticulously researched account of the relationship between brothers Theo and Vincent van Gogh draws on hundreds of letters written by the master artist that illuminate how Theo supported Vincent throughout the latter's creative and interpersonal struggles. By the National Book Award Finalist author of Charles and Emma.
The authors of Sugar Changed the World present a narrative account of the heroic achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro, describing how as young Jewish refugees they took powerful photographs throughout the Spanish Civil War to witness the tragedies and document the fight against Fascism. Simultaneous eBook.
Documents the true story of two Oakland high school students, a white girl from a privileged private school and a black youth from a school overshadowed by crime, whose fateful interaction triggered devastating consequences for both, garnering national attention and raising awareness about hate. By the author of The Sea Serpent and Me. Simultaneous eBook.
The true story of the captaincy, wreck and discovery of the only pirate ship ever found shares insights into what artifacts and other archaeological items recovered from the ocean floor have revealed about the mythologized pirate era of the 17th and 18th centuries. By the author of The Impossible Rescue.