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What is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems
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For thousands of years, people have been writing poetry. But what is poetry? Celebrated poet and critic Michael Rosen has spent decades thinking about what poems are, what they can do, and the joy of reading and writing poems. In this...
 
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Secret Soldiers: How the U.S. Twenty-Third Special Troops Fooled the Nazis
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In his third book about deception during war, Paul B. Janeczko focuses his lens on World War II and the operations carried out by the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops, aka the Ghost Army. This remarkable unit included actors, camouflage experts, sound engineers, painters, and set designers who used their skills...
 
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1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change
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Welcome to 1968 — a revolution in a book. Essays, memoirs, and more by fourteen award-winning authors offer unique perspectives on one of the world’s most tumultuous years. Nineteen sixty-eight was a pivotal year that grew more intense with each day. As thousands of Vietnamese...
 
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The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found
Young Adult Nonfiction 454   0
A 2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist The exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah — the only pirate ship ever found — and the incredible mysteries it revealed. The...
 
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Journeys: Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives
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Books can change lives — and here are more than fifty powerful letters from young readers to authors revealing some of the ways that is true. Annie Schnitzer tells Elie Wiesel, “Reading your story allowed me to connect with my own history,” explaining how reading...
 
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Double Cross: Deception Techniques in War
Young Adult Nonfiction 838   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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Newt Scamander A Movie Scrapbook
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Learn all about Newt Scamander and the incredible film from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Peer inside Newt Scamander’s enchanted suitcase, encounter marvelous creatures, roam the streets of 1920s New York City, and meet Newt’s fascinating friends! This magical scrapbook takes readers on an...
 
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Respected anthologist Leonard S. Marcus turns his literary microscope to the world of comics, which has lately morphed and matured at a furious pace. Powerful influences from manga to the movies to underground comix have influenced the thirteen artists and writers interviewed in these pages to create their own word-and-picture...
 
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Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs
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Portrait. Nature. Art. Documentary. A look at some of the world’s most iconic photographs invites viewers to focus on the medium’s place in art and history. Photographs can be beautiful or harrowing, honest or manipulative, dramatic or comforting. Photos Framed explores twenty-seven of the most important and vivid photos taken...
 
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Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family Feud and Divided a Nation
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We live in a world of boundaries — geographic, scientific, cultural, and religious. One of America’s most enduring boundaries is the Mason-Dixon Line, most associated with the divide between the North and the South and the right to freedom for all people. Sibert Medal–winning author Sally M. Walker traces...
 
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Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
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A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens. Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal...
 
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Angel Fever (Angel #3)
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As half-angel Willow strives to save the world from her parasitic otherworldly kin, romance and tension heat up to a climactic finale. In the devastated remains of the world, millions of people live in "refugee" camps provided by the angels who have all but enslaved humanity. As this angelic stranglehold...
 
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Angel Burn (Angel #1)
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Angels are all around us: beautiful, awe-inspiring, irresistible. Ordinary mortals yearn to catch a glimpse of one of these stunning beings and thousands flock to The Church of Angels to feel their healing touch. But what if their potent magnetism isn't what it seems? Willow knows she's different from other...
 
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Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron
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What happens when society finds a wild boy alone in the woods and tries to civilize him? A true story from the author of THE FAIRY RING. One day in 1798, woodsmen in southern France returned from the forest having captured a naked boy. He had been...
 
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October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard
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On the night of October 6, 1998, a gay twenty-one-year-old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyoming bar by two young men, savagely beaten, tied to a remote fence, and left to die. Gay Awareness Week was beginning at the University of Wyoming, and the keynote...
 
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