Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic histories for young readers. His works have won numerous awards, including the Boston-Globe Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, a Newbery Honor, and a National Book Award Finalist. Steve’s most recent book, a World War II civil rights story called The Port Chicago 50, is the winner of the 2014 Boston-Globe Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group) —Finalist for a 2015 National Book Award in Young People’s Literature— is the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America’s involvement in the Vietnam War.
NOMINATED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2015