Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

by Steve Sheinkin

First Release:

October 2015

Other Release:

June 2016


ISBN: 9781596439528

National Book Award, 2015 Finalist, Young People’s Literature
On June 13, 1971, the New York Times announced that a secret history of the Vietnam War existed. Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the documents, was soon called “the most dangerous man in America.” List of works cited. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

 
  • ISBN: 9781596439528
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Roaring Brook
    Page Count: 384
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.7, Points: 11
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.7, Points: 16
    Lexile: Level: 890L
    Awards & Honors: National Book Award, 2015 Finalist, Young People’s Literature
    Capitol Choices 2016
    Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    The Washington Posts Best Children’s Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015, Teen
    Booklist Best Young Adult Books of 2015
    2016 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Recommended Book
    Amazon.com Best Books of the Year 2015, Teen & Young Adult
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Nonfiction, Older Readers
    New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2015
    Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2015, Nonfiction
    2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Winner
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Older Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Best Teen Nonfiction
    VOYA’s Perfect Tens 2015
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 6–8
    2016 CCBC Choices–Historical People, Places, and Events
    2015 Cybils Awards Winner, Young Adult Nonfiction
    Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2015 Finalist, Young Adult Literature
    Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biographies
    ILA Young Adults’ Choices, 2016 Reading List
    2016 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award, Recommended Book
    Genre: Nonfic
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