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RCLS Mock Book Discussions: Mock YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

This guide is for RCLS member library staff who would like to participate in the Mock Book discussions.

About this Award

The YALSA 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 award winner will be announced annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December. The award is administered by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association.

Learn more about the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction

Use the message board below to discuss any books you feel are contenders for the 2021 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Keep conversation civil and respectful. Your post may be listed as anonymous. If so, please sign your name to make it easier for discussion participants to converse.

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