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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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A YouTube Stone is a 2021 book by ZhanXG, a 14-year old Malaysian Non-Fiction Technology author. The book is written in explaining all aspects and knowledge of being a content creator and how YouTube can have you a living.
Bee a Good Human: A Pollinators' Guide to a Better Life
 
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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...
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People
 
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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...
One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker
 
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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 became...
Book Nerd
 
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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...
 
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"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. ...
Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke
 
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On October 2nd, 1977, Glenn Burke, outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, made history without even swinging a bat. When his teammate Dusty Baker hit a historic home run, Glenn enthusiastically congratulated him with the first ever high five. But Glenn also made history in...
You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen
 
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In this “masterful, inspiring evocation of an era” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford “wields the power of poetry to tell [the] gripping historical story” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) of the Tuskegee Airmen: pioneering African-American pilots who triumphed in the skies and past the color barrier during...
The Train Your Brain Mind Exercise: 156 Puzzles for a Superior Mind
 
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Unusual puzzles take difficulty to new heights, asking puzzlers of all skill levels to condition their brain cells, test their mental endurance, and flex their smarts. This newest addition to the Train Your Brain collection includes 156 unique visual puzzles in a variety of styles...
Goodbye: A Story of Suicide
 
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The death of a child is a tragedy. When the cause is suicide, the tragedy is compounded. It’s not easy to read about, or talk about, and yet it is so crucial that young adults who feel the world closing in know that ending their lives is not the answer....
1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, & Change
 
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The acclaimed team that brought us 1968 turns to another year that shook the world with a collection of nonfiction writings by renowned young-adult authors. “The Rights of Man.” What does that mean? In 1789 that question rippled all around the world. Do all men...
Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing
 
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Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing is a collection of significant speeches, made both by those who held the reins of power and those who didn’t, at significant times in American history. Read the original words—sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety—that have shaped our cultural fabric. ...
Wild Girl: How to Have Incredible Outdoor Adventures
 
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Calling wild girls everywhere! Helen Skelton – adventurer, world-record breaker and TV presenter – brings you her inspirational guide to getting outdoors and having incredible adventures. From kayaking the length of the Amazon to cycling to the South Pole and running an ultra-marathon across the...
Sabina: In the Eye of the Storm
 
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As in Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" and Elie Wiesel's "Night", Bella Kuligowska bravely marshaled unexpected resources to manage as a teen during the horrors of World War II. "Sabina" offers a different perspective on how many Jews survived outside of the concentration camps, in more familiar yet...
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