Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
By Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Current Publisher: Squarefish (Macmillan)
Digital Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Reading Level: Ages 13 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Deborah Heiligman for Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith
- David Small for Stitches
- Laini Taylor for Lips Touch: Three Times
- Rita Williams-Garcia for Jumped
YPL Winner That Year: Phillip Hoose for Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Judges That Year: Kathi Appelt, Coe Booth, Carolyn Coman, Nancy Werlin, Gene Luen Yang
The Year in Literature: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman won the Newbery Medal. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta won the Printz Award.
More Information: Charles and Emma was awarded the first ever YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. It was also a Printz Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for young adult literature.
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