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Top 20 Non-Fiction Books of the Last 5 Years

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1980-2013 | 1950-1979 | Before 1950 | All Time


Category: Picture Books | Fiction and Poetry | Non-Fiction | All

[Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream]
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream
[Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin]
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
[Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade]
Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
[Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon]
Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
[Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart]
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
[Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring]
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring
[The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary]
The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary
[We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball]
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
[The Elephant Scientist]
The Elephant Scientist
[Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator]
Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator
[Ashley Bryan: Words to My Life's Song]
Ashley Bryan: Words to My Life's Song
[Chuck Close: Face Book]
Chuck Close: Face Book
[The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie]
The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie
[Kakapo: Saving the World's Strangest Bird]
Kakapo: Saving the World's Strangest Bird
[A Life in the Wild]
A Life in the Wild
[Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary]
Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
[Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words]
Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words
[Noah Webster and His Words]
Noah Webster and His Words
[The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, and Treachery]
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, and Treachery
[The Secret World of Walter Anderson]
The Secret World of Walter Anderson

Top 5 Authors of the Last 5 Years

  • Candace Fleming
    (5 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Mo Willems
    (5 nominations, 1 win)
  • Steve Sheinkin
    (4 nominations, 3 wins)
  • Melissa Sweet
    (4 nominations, 3 wins)
  • Tanya Lee Stone
    (4 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Top 5 Illustrators of the Last 5 Years

  • Melissa Sweet
    (7 nominations, 3 wins)
  • Jon Klassen
    (5 nominations, 3 wins)
  • Mo Willems
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • Sophie Blackall
    (3 nominations, 2 wins)
  • E. B. Lewis
    (3 nominations, 2 wins)
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