“[P]rofound…a triumph—a full-throated howl to the moon to remind us why we choose to survive and thrive.” —Brendan Kiely, New York Times bestselling author of Tradition
“Razor-sharp, deeply revealing, and brutally honest…emotionally raw and deeply insightful.” —Booklist (starred review)
From the neighborhood to the hardwood--inspiring stories of basketball's greatest players
Explore the most famous and talented athletes in the NBA and WNBA with On the Court--an updated entry into basketball books for teen boys that looks at the lives and careers of basketball's biggest stars.
Celebrate the mega popularity of Billie Eilish and her amazing music with the guide that every fan needs.
Throughout the years, Gloria Steinem is perhaps the single-most iconic figure associated with women's rights, her name practically synonymous with the word "feminism."
A tantalizing biography for teens on Sarah Bernhardt, the first international celebrity and one of the greatest actors of all time, who lived a highly unconventional, utterly fascinating life. Illustrated with more than sixty-five photos of Bernhardt on stage, in film, and in real life.$19.99ISBN: 9781629798578Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$21.99ISBN: 9781947041493Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Running Wild Press - July 1st, 2020
I'm shaking my head at the little girl who thought she could control the story. She doesn't understand that you can't control the story, the story controls you."$10.99ISBN: 9781534429543Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 16th, 2020
In this powerful companion to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Newbery Honor–winning author Margarita Engle recounts her teenage years during the turbulent 1960s.
Margarita Engle’s childhood straddled two worlds: the lush, welcoming island of Cuba and the lonely, dream-soaked reality of Los Angeles.$18.99ISBN: 9780316489591Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2020Bomb meets Code Girls in this nonfiction narrative about the little-known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the atomic bomb during World War II.$10.99ISBN: 9780064472883Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amistad - May 12th, 2020
A classic memoir that's gripping, funny, and ultimately unforgettable from the bestselling former National Ambassador of Books for Young People. A strong choice for summer reading—an engaging and powerful autobiographical exploration of growing up a so-called "bad boy" in Harlem in the 1940s.$17.99ISBN: 9781525300356Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Kids Can Press - April 7th, 2020
Written for young women interested in running for office, this book is unlike any other, with inspiring stories of eighteen women role models along with the all the tools and resources needed to get a campaign off the ground.
Stephanie MacKendrick, a former journalist now dedicated to women's career advancement, believes the time for women in political leadership is now.$14.95ISBN: 9781644130803Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sophia Institute Press - May 21st, 2020