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2020 Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, Jose Antonio Vargas

2019 Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side, Eve. L. Ewing

2018 Finding Purpose: Environment Stewardship as a Personal Calling, Andrew Hoffman

2017 Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America, Wil Haygood

2016 Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson

2015 Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, Eboo Patel

2014 Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, Gregory Boyle

2013 Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder

2012 Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother, Sonia Nazario

2011 No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process, Colin Beavan

2010 Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder

2009 Lives of Moral Leadership, Robert Coles

2008 This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, Jay Allison & Dan Gediman

2007 Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time, Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin