Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2016

chosen by the National Council for Social Studies in cooperation with the Childen's Book Council



2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year (History, Outstanding Merit)

chosen by the Children’s Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education



A 2015 selection of the Junior Library Guild



#14 Bestselling Informational Nonfiction Book in Belgium, 2015




Best Teen Nonfiction 2015, Chicago Public Library



2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction



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