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Young Adult NonFiction - Biography

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Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534431874
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

Code Name Verity meets Inglourious Basterds in this riotous, spirited biography of the most dangerous of all Allied spies, courageous and kickass Virginia Hall.

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.


Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536214185
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Published: Candlewick - November 8th, 2021

A 2021 National Book Award Finalist

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.


Finding Refuge: Real-Life Immigration Stories from Young People Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781541581609
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Published: Zest Books (Tm) - September 7th, 2021

Last Witnesses (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593308530
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 31st, 2021

A powerful portrait of the personal consequences of war as seen through the innocent eyes of children, from a Nobel Prize-winning writer.


Science Superstars: 30 Brilliant Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Jennifer Calvert, Octavia Jackson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250275264
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Published: Castle Point Books - September 7th, 2021

Discover the amazing women who took science by storm!


Dreams from My Father (Adapted for Young Adults): A Story of Race and Inheritance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780385738729
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 5th, 2021

Now adapted for young adults—the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, which Toni Morrison called “quite extraordinary,” offers an intimate look at Barack Obama’s early days. This is a compelling journey tracing the future 44th president's odyssey through family, race, and identity.
 


Unabashed Women: The Fascinating Biographies of Bad Girls, Seductresses, Rebels and One-Of-A-Kind Women Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781642505825
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Published: Mango - July 29th, 2021

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

#1 New Release in Historical Study Essays

A thrilling journey into the badass women whose non-conventional lives left their DNA on history. Discover words of wisdom from the women who found their voices, inspiring you to do the same.


Skate for Your Life (Pocket Change Collective) Cover Image
By Leo Baker, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593223475
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 1st, 2021

Pocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space. Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. And this is your invitation to join us.

"Wow! Leo's vulnerability and authenticity allowed me to experience his pain and triumph. A great testament to the positive power of skateboarding and the dangers of gender." --Elissa Steamer (skateboarding pioneer)


Defiant: Growing Up in the Jim Crow South Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593126356
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

As the fight for equal rights continues, Defiant takes a critical look at the strides and struggles of the past in this revelatory and moving memoir about a young Black man growing up in the South during the heart of the Civil Rights Movement. For fans of It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime, Stamped, and Brown Girl Dreaming.


Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today Cover Image
By Alice Wong (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593381670
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 26th, 2021

Disabled young people will be proud to see themselves reflected in this hopeful, compelling, and insightful essay collection, adapted for young adults from the critically acclaimed adult book, Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century that "sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with the


Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults): The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Somali Immigrant Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984897138
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Published: Ember - August 10th, 2021

Adapted from the adult memoir, this gripping and acclaimed story follows one boy's journey into young adulthood, against the backdrop of civil war and his ultimate immigration to America, in search of a better life.


Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250792099
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Published: Square Fish - June 29th, 2021

A riveting and beautifully designed YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world."