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2014 Nominee
Voted 11 out of 20 (tied)

People Who Said No

By Laura Scandiffio. Published in 2012 by Annick Press

Sometimes it’s okay to ignore the rules or break the law. In fact, it’s essential. This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and Hans Scholl, siblings who distributed antigovernment pamphlets in Nazi Germany; and Andrei Sakharov, who helped develop the nuclear bomb in Cold War Russia, but then spoke out against its use.

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