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Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage
Young Adult Nonfiction 60   0
A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many more, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because...
 
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Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories
Young Adult Nonfiction 56   0
Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began...
 
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The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi
Young Adult Nonfiction 358   0
In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting...
 
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Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot
Young Adult Nonfiction 797   0
On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward...
 
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Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn't Over
Young Adult Nonfiction 754   0
For fans of PostSecret, Humans of New York, and If You Feel Too Much, this collection from suicide-awareness organization Project Semicolon features stories and photos from those struggling with mental illness. Project Semicolon began in 2013 to spread a message of hope: No one...
 
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The Infographic Guide to College: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know
Young Adult Nonfiction 847   0
For fans of the popular Show Me How series, this illustrated guide to college life has everything a student needs to excel in their first year, from tips on getting involved around campus to advice about applying for loans and studying for exams. College survival...
 
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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 951   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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Double Cross: Deception Techniques in War
Young Adult Nonfiction 790   0
The biblical account of Gideon. The ancient story of the Trojan horse. Deceptive techniques have been used in war through the ages. But while the principles have changed very little, the technology behind fooling the enemy has evolved dramatically. Paul B. Janeczko’s fascinating chronology focuses on the American Civil War,...
 
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Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure
Young Adult Nonfiction 822   0
"I did have a murderous trip down South, but it was mighty interesting." In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no idea that he would soon receive an offer he couldn’t...
 
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Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy
Young Adult Nonfiction 562   0
A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave...
 
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Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century
Young Adult Nonfiction 503   0
Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change. The automobile has always symbolized freedom, and...
 
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Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done
Young Adult Nonfiction 728   0
Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you start coding! ...
 
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Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World
Young Adult Nonfiction 945   0
This first-ever LGBTQ history book of its kind for young adults will appeal to fans of fun, empowering pop-culture books like Rad American Women A-Z and Notorious RBG. World history has been made by countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals—and you’ve never heard...
 
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Courage & Defiance: Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in WWII Denmark
Young Adult Nonfiction 896   0
When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything...
 
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Healthy Cooking and Nutrition for College Students: How Not to Gain the Freshman 15
Young Adult Nonfiction 589   0
A recent study, published in the Nutrition Journal, found that one in four college freshmen gain at least five percent of his or her body weight, an average of about 10 pounds, during the first semester. All of this can be avoided with healthy cooking and an eye for good...
 
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