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Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall
 
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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 room...
Listified! Britannica's 300 Lists that Will Blow Your Mind
 
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Ever wondered which 10 dinosaurs were the largest, and what they weighed…in cats? Or how much of your DNA you share with other animals…and bananas? Enter the listiverse and get ready to see the world in a whole new way. Listified! takes the best and most amazing parts of the...
Run :Book One (Run, 1)
 
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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...
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...
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...
Cold War Correspondent ( Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #11) A Korean War Tale
 
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In 1950, Marguerite Higgins (1920–1966) was made bureau chief of the Far East Asia desk for the New York Herald Tribune. Tensions were high on the Korean peninsula, where a border drawn after WWII split the country into North and South. When the North Korean army crossed the border with...
Feast Your Eyes on Food: An Encyclopedia of More than 1,000 Delicious Things to Eat
 
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Fall in love with food with this family compendium that celebrates the variety and abundance of more than 1,000 delicious things to eat from all over the world Learn how the Italians revolutionized flour and water as you pore over different pasta and noodle shapes....
Earth is Big: A Book of Comparisons
 
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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...
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!
 
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Hey, why is that funny-looking monkey on TV hanging upside down? Is that fuzzy, chubby guy in the back yard a woodchuck or a groundhog? Now you can find answers to these and hundreds more questions and curiosities right at your fingertips! Featuring 2,500 species and packed with stunning color...
Somebody Give This Heart a Pen
 
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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...
Passport
 
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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...
What Adults Don't Know About Art
 
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A fresh perspective on a guide to art for children, exploring its import and meaning through artworks from around the world. Children are often told that art matters―but the truth is that very often it’s hard to know why it really does. Museum visits can...
We Are Not Broken
 
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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...
Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices From The Latinx Diaspora
 
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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 and...
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...
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