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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 5:23 pm
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists Announced
Posted by: Courtney Jones

charles-and-emmaThe brand-spanking-new YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction now has  five inaugural finalists:

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith, by Deborah Heiligman

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, by Phillip Hoose

The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous and Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming and illustrated by Ray Fenwick

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, by Sally M. Walker

The winner will be announced during Midwinter.

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