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Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall
 
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September 07, 2021
When James Bond was still in diapers, Virginia Hall was behind enemy lines, playing a dangerous game of cat and mouse with Hitler's henchmen. Did this shero have second thoughts after a terrible accident left her needing a wooden leg? Please. Virginia Hall was the baddest broad in any...
Run :Book One (Run, 1)
 
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August 03, 2021
The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel series March—the continuation of the life story of John Lewis and the struggles seen across the United States after the Selma voting rights campaign. To John Lewis, the civil rights movement came to an end with...
The Woman All Spies Fear
 
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An inspiring true story, perfect for fans of Hidden Figures, about an American woman who pioneered codebreaking in WWI and WWII but was only recently recognized for her extraordinary contributions. Elizebeth Smith Friedman had a rare talent for spotting patterns and solving puzzles. These skills led her...
Earth is Big: A Book of Comparisons
 
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September 07, 2021
Find out how unique Planet Earth really is in this eye-catching book of comparisons! Earth is big! (compared to a frog) Earth is small! (when it’s hiding in a galaxy) And that's not all. Earth is wet and dry, hot and cold, round...
A Rebel in Auschwitz: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Fought the Nazis from Inside the Camp
 
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With exclusive access to previously hidden diaries, family and camp survivor accounts, and recently declassified files, critically acclaimed and award-winning journalist Jack Fairweather brilliantly portrays the remarkable man who volunteered to face the unknown in the name of truth and country. This extraordinary and eye-opening account of the Holocaust...
Somebody Give This Heart a Pen
 
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September 08, 2020
In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page. Be with yourself for a moment. Be yourself for a moment. Airplane mode everything but yourself for a moment. From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a stirring collection...
Passport
 
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November 02, 2021
An unforgettable graphic memoir by debut talent Sophia Glock reveals her discovery as a teenager that her parents are agents working for the CIA. Young Sophia has lived in so many different countries, she can barely keep count. Stationed now with her family in Central America because...
We Are Not Broken
 
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September 07, 2021
George M. Johnson, activist and bestselling author ofAll Boys Aren't Blue, returns with a striking memoir that celebrates Black boyhood and brotherhood in all its glory. This is the vibrant story of George, Garrett, Rall, and Rasul -- four children raised by Nanny, their fiercely devoted grandmother....
Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices From The Latinx Diaspora
 
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November 02, 2021
In Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors, as well as up-and-coming voices, interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These fifteen original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction...
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
 
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A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre. In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched...
Bee a Good Human: A Pollinators' Guide to a Better Life
 
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May 04, 2021
Combining inspiration, humor, and entomology, Instagram artist Ali Beckman (@SoFlyTaxidermy) is the internet's go-to gal for bug-related content that makes you a happier human. Beckman's witty comics, which use actual insects in everyday situations, illustrate the importance of pollinators as well as body positivity and mental health...
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People
 
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September 28, 2021
With passion and precision, Kekla Magoon relays an essential account of the Black Panthers—as militant revolutionaries and as human rights advocates working to defend and protect their community. In this comprehensive, inspiring, and all-too-relevant history of the Black Panther Party, Kekla Magoon introduces readers to the Panthers’...
One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker
 
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October 27, 2020
Ely S. Parker (1828–1895) is one of the most unique but little-known figures in US history. A member of the Seneca (Iroquois) Nation, Parker was an attorney, engineer, and tribal diplomat. Raised on a reservation but schooled at a Catholic institution, he learned English at a young age and...
Book Nerd
 
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April 13, 2021
Book nerds rule! And what better gift than a book that celebrates bookishness? You know you’re a Book Nerd when… —You have a minimum of 5 books on your night table. —You never once thought the movie was better. —Your favorite...
 
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April 06, 2021
"History" sounds really official. Like it's all fact. Like it's definitely what happened. But that's not necessarily true. History was crafted by the people who recorded it. And sometimes, those historians were biased against, didn't see, or couldn't even imagine anyone different from themselves. That...
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