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The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power
Young Adult Nonfiction 633   0
James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael, who formed an unlikely alliance that resulted in the...
 
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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero
Young Adult Nonfiction 666   0
It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been expecting this day for a long time. He had put his papers in order—and left a few notes specifically for Hitler’s men to see. Two SS agents climbed the stairs and told the boyish-looking...
 
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Young Adult Nonfiction 1125   1
A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE "I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday." When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be...
 
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Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior
Young Adult Nonfiction 870   0
Rorke Denver trains the men who become Navy SEALs--the most creative problem solvers on the modern battlefield, ideal warriors for the kinds of wars America is fighting now. With his years of action-packed mission experience and a top training role, Lieutenant Commander Denver understands exactly how tomorrow's soldiers are recruited,...
 
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We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story
Young Adult Nonfiction 1884   0
A bright, poignant, and deeply funny autobiographical account of coming of age as an amputee cancer survivor, from Josh Sundquist: Paralympic ski racer, YouTube star, and motivational speaker. Josh Sundquist only ever had one girlfriend. For twenty-three hours. In eighth grade. Why was Josh still single? To find out, he...
 
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The Red Baron: The Graphic History of Richthofen's Flying Circus and the Air War in WWI.
Young Adult Nonfiction 1094   0
In The Red Baron, graphic artist and author Wayne Vansant illustrates the incredible story of Manfred von Richthofen, whose unparalleled piloting prowess as a member of the Imperial German Army Air Service made him a World War I celebrity, both in the air and on the ground. In his signature...
 
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Reaching New Heights: The Kelly Clark Story
Young Adult Nonfiction 816   0
Reaching New Heights Snowboarder and Olympic Gold Medalist Kelly Clark had accomplished her life's goals by the age of 18. Yet, success didn't leave her feeling fulfilled. Two years later, at an event in Salt Lake City, Kelly stood at the bottom of the pipe, listening to one snowboarder...
 
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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Young Adult Nonfiction 1447   1
A New York Times bestseller, the shocking story of one of the few people born in a North Korean political prison to have escaped and survived. North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and belligerent. It is also armed with nuclear weapons....
 
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Lulu in the Sky: A Daughter of Cambodia Finds Love, Healing, and Double Happiness
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Concluding the trilogy that started with her bestselling memoir, First They Killed My Father, Loung Ung illuminates her struggle to reconcile with her past while moving forward toward happiness. When readers first met Loung Ung in her critically acclaimed memoir First They Killed My Father, she was...
 
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My Father had this Luger... A True Story of Hitler's Greece
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THE BOY’S FATHER RAN A COMPOUND FOR PRISONERS OF WAR IN ATHENS. One day he brought home a Luger pistol. It had been confiscated from a captured German pilot. In the boy’s wide eyes it was a thing of beauty. The year was 1941. Hitler’s forces were close to...
 
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Can I See Your I.D.? True Stories of False Identities
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True crime, desperation, fraud, and adventure: From the impoverished young woman who enchanted nineteenth-century British society as a faux Asian princess, to the sixteen-year-old boy who "stole" a subway train in 1993, to the lonely but clever Frank Abagnale of Catch Me if You Can fame, these ten vignettes offer...
 
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