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Best Teen Nonfiction of 2015

  • TEEN

    SYMPHONY FOR THE CITY OF THE DEAD

    SEPT. 22, 2015

  • TEEN

    THE BOYS WHO CHALLENGED HITLER

    MAY 12, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE BOYS WHO CHALLENGED HITLER

by Phillip Hoose

A superbly told, remarkable true story and an excellent addition to stories of civilian resistance in World War II. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    MARCH

    JAN. 20, 2015

  • TEEN

    TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM

    JAN. 8, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM

by Lynda Blackmon Lowery ; Elspeth Leacock ; Susan Buckley ; illustrated by P.J. Loughran

Vivid details and the immediacy of Lowery’s voice make this a valuable primary document as well as a pleasure to read. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    BECOMING MARIA

    AUG. 25, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BECOMING MARIA

by Sonia Manzano

In stark and heartbreaking contrast to her Sesame Street character, Manzano paints a poignant, startlingly honest picture of... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    MOST DANGEROUS

    SEPT. 22, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

MOST DANGEROUS

by Steve Sheinkin

Easily the best study of the Vietnam War available for teen readers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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