All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team
With superb narrative nonfiction writing, Soontornvat skillfully describes the dramatic real-life rescue of the Thai Boys’ soccer team in 2018.
- Nonfiction, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 2021 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2021, Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2021 (Honor Title)
- Age: Older
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9781536209457
From the 2021 Newbery press release: Soontornvat skillfully describes the dramatic real-life rescue of the Thai Boys’ soccer team in 2018 by highlighting the teamwork of the cave divers and the drilling and medical teams which were crucial for the survival of the coach and the twelve boys. All Thirteen exemplifies superb narrative nonfiction writing.
From the 2021 Sibert press release: All Thirteen is a well-documented and multilayered account of the worldwide effort to rescue a team of young soccer players. Through gripping exposition and dramatic photographs, this book showcases humanity’s ingenuity and courage.