Nonfiction Award | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)Just like their fictional counterparts, YA nonfiction is bursting with fantastic and fresh voices covering important subjects. From captivating memoirs to star author anthologies to graphic memoirs, nonfiction offers loads of discoveries for readers craving a true story. The following recommendations are just the tip of the iceberg…. Add to Bag. Rodriguez, Life Inside my Mind is perfect for readers who want to feel seen and readers who want to understand more about mental illness. If you fancy sports, pick up Women in Sports , by Rachel Ignotofsky From Serena Williams to Simone Biles, incredible, powerful women are dominating conversations about professional athletics.
11 Noteworthy Nonfiction YA Books!
And a lot of it focuses on topics and stories that you should know about so we thought it was time to give the genre a little love. Because great stories keep you turning pages, whether they are made up or true-to-life! Scroll down to check out 14 of our favorite new ish reads that have all of the facts and will keep you reading late into the night. Have recent events given you pause? This book is our new go-to. The thousand women who took flight to defend their country faced obstacles both in the sky and on the ground, but continues on with strength and bravery. Many of the women just teens with stories previously untold, this is a story of the sisterhood they formed amidst the terror of war.
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Highlighting nonfiction for teens is one of my passions. YA nonfiction covers everything topic-wise that adult nonfiction covers. There are memoirs and biographies, histories of events or individuals who changed the course of those historical events, personal essay collections, and more. Some YA nonfiction books are told through the comic format while others are told through scrapbook style formatting, allowing images and documents to pepper the prose. Some are also told in verse. One of the challenges of defining YA nonfiction books, though, comes from age distinctions.