YALSA Nonfiction Awards are given by the Young Adult Library Services Association section of the American Library Association (ALA). YALSA nonfiction titles are part of the library's juvenile circulating collection, and are ocated on the second floor of Ashland University Library. Learn more about the YALSA Nonfiction Awards using the links below.
|2010||Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap
|Heiligman, Deborah||QH31.D2 H42 2009|
|2011||Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing||Angel, Ann||ML3930.J65 A83 2010|
|2012||The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Treachery||Sheinkin, Steve||E278.A7 S5 2010|
|2013||Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon||Sheinkin, Steve||UG1282.A8 S235 2012|
|2014||The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi||Bascomb, Neal||DD247.E5 B374 2013|
|2015||Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek||Van Wagenen, Maya|
|2016||Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War||Sheinkin, Steve||CT275.E38518 S54 2015|
|2017||March: Book Three||Lewis, John and
E840.8.L43 A3 2016
|2018||Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers||Heiligman, Deborah||ND653 .G7 H36 2017|
|2019||The Unwanted: Stories of Syrian Refugees||Brown, Don||DS98.6 B76 2018|
|2020||Free Lunch||Ogle, Rex||coming soon|
"YALSA's 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 winner is announced annually at the ALA Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December." - YALSA
The award was first given in 2010.