In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia.
A Young Readers Edition of a compelling story of courage and triumph, this is the inspiring true story of Major Mary Jennings Hegar--a brave and determined woman who gave her all for her country, her sense of justice, and for women everywhere. Soon to be a major motion picture!
When Valentina Tereshkova blasted off aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963, she became the first woman to rocket into space. It would be nineteen years before another woman got a chance—cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982—followed by American astronaut Sally Ride a year later.$11.99ISBN: 9781534409002Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon Pulse - March 3rd, 2020
“Truthful and empowering.” —Booklist
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Nina LaCour, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an “outstanding anthology” (School Library Connection) of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.
This collecti$24.95ISBN: 9781459818866Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Orca Book Publishers - April 7th, 2020
★ "The activists' stories are extraordinary...It's a powerful answer to Rao's framing questions: 'Who is an environmental defender? What does she or he look like? Maybe like you. Maybe like me.'"--Publishers Weekly, starred review$19.99ISBN: 9781629798578Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Calkins Creek - April 7th, 2020
This comprehensive biography, written by celebrated nonfiction author Susan Goldman Rubin, explores the tumultuous and passionate life of activist, singer, and actor Paul Robeson.$10.99ISBN: 9780593177044Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ember - December 3rd, 2019
The young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller Just Mercy--now a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson and the subject of an HBO documentary feature!$18.99ISBN: 9780525646549Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Schwartz & Wade - February 11th, 2020
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Discover the dark side of Charles Lindbergh--one of America's most celebrated heroes and complicated men--in this riveting biography from the acclaimed author of The Family Romanov.$16.99ISBN: 9781328631831Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020Praised by R.J. Palacio as “wondrous”—this moving memoir follows a teenage boy with TC syndrome and his exceptional family from diagnosis at birth to now.
“This touching memoir is a must-read for anyone who wants to know more about the real-world experiences of a child with craniofacial differences and his extraordinary family.$18.99ISBN: 9781335929082Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Inkyard Press - January 7th, 2020
A timely and heartfelt collection of essays inspired by the #MeToo movement, edited by acclaimed author Janet Gurtler. Featuring Beth Revis, Mackenzi Lee, Ellen Hopkins, Saundra Mitchell, Jennifer Brown, Cheryl Rainfield and many more.$12.95ISBN: 9781616209889Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Algonquin Young Readers - January 7th, 2020“Lively . . . Defiant . . . Pulling back the curtain on 100 years of struggle . . . The women who shaped the American narrative come to life with refreshing attention to detail.”—The New York Times Book Review
For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote.$17.99ISBN: 9781984894663Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020
Part writing guide and part memoir, this inspiring book from the author of Flipped and The Running Dream is like Bird by Bird for YA readers and writers.