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

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Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Square Fish
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.0 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250180834

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About the Author

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.

Reviews

2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award winner
A 2015 National Book Award finalist
A 2015 Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon book
A 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature finalist
Selected for the 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People List

"Gripping." --New York Times Book Review

"Lively, detailed prose rooted in a tremendous amount of research, fully documented. . . Easily the best study of the Vietnam War available for teen readers." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Sheinkin has done again what he does so well: condense mountains of research into a concise, accessible, and riveting account of history. . . [This book] will keep readers racing forward." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Powerful and thought-provoking." --Booklist, starred review

"Fast-paced and fascinating. . . backed up by meticulous research." --VOYA, starred review

"Thoroughly researched, thoughtfully produced, and beautifully written . . . a timely and extraordinary addition to every library." --School & Library Journal, starred review

"Immediate and compelling . . . Here, [Sheinkin] has outdone even himself." --The Horn Book, starred review

"A thrilling ride."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"Sheinkin's most compelling one yet." --The Washington Post

"Young people in the United States are growing up in a vastly changed world, one where endless war and all-pervasive surveillance is a matter of course. 'Most Dangerous' will help them understand how it has become so." --The New York Times Book Review