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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Contributor(s): Sheinkin, Steve (Author)

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ISBN: 1596439521     ISBN-13: 9781596439528
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2015
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Nonfiction | History - Military & Wars
- Young Adult Nonfiction | History - United States - 20th Century
- Young Adult Nonfiction | History - Asia
Dewey: B
LCCN: 2014040761
Age Level: 12-15
Grade Level: 7-10
Lexile Measure: 890(Not Available)
Physical Information: 1.3" H x 6" W x 8.9" (1.60 lbs) 384 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
Features: Bibliography, Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Price on Product
Awards: National Book Awards, Finalist, Young People's Lit., 2015
L.A. Times Book Prize, Finalist, Young Adult Literature, 2015
Cybils, Finalist, Nonfiction-Young Adult, 2015
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/13/2015
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2015
Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2015 - Recommended - Hard To Beat
Booklist 08/01/2015 pg. 50
School Library Journal 09/01/2015 pg. 189
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2015 pg. 131
Shelf Awareness 09/29/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2015
BookPage 10/01/2015
New York Times Book Review 11/08/2015 pg. 25
PW Best Children's Books 11/02/2015 pg. 49
New York Times Book Review 11/15/2015 pg. 26
PW Children's Starred Reviews 12/02/2015 pg. 82
NY Times Notable Bks of Year 12/06/2015 pg. 34
Kirkus Best Young-Adult Books 12/01/2015 pg. 66
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2016 pg. 12
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 176659
Reading Level: 6.7   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 11.0
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Sheinkin, Steve: - Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories for young readers. The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights, was a National Book Award finalist and received the 2014 Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery, won both the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award and the YALSA award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World's Most Dangerous Weapon was a Newbery Honor Book, a National Book Award Finalist, and winner of the Sibert Award and YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War was a National Book Award finalist, a YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award winner, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award winner. Sheinkin lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife and two children.
 
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