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Level: 7.9, Points: 18Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 8.4, Points: 24Lexile
Level: 990LAwards & Honors
National Book Award, 2015 Finalist, Young People’s Literature
Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
Booklist 2015 Top 10 Books for Youth, Arts
SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015, Teen
Booklist Best Young Adult Books of 2015
Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Nonfiction, Older Readers
New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2015
2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Honor Book
Carte Blanche: Columnist’s Choice 2015 (Booklist)
2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 9–12
2016 CCBC Choices–Historical People, Places, and Events
2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction
2016 Indies Choice Book of the Year, Young Adult
Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Biographies
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education, 2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year, History
2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor, Nonfiction
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