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Thirteen Kids in Peril and One Grieving Young Woman: death, danger, and two of the year’s best nonfiction titles

Death and danger fill the pages of two of the best books nonfiction of the year: ALL THIRTEEN recounts the true story of a perilous cave rescue, while DANCING AT THE PITY PARTY explores the impact of losing a parent with grace, insight, and a bit of humor. Both titles warrant serious consideration for the Newbery Medal.