Young Adult NonFiction - Biography

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Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316472708
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 14th, 2017

Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.


Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419727610
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 17th, 2017

Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who was forced at age twelve to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging, and stealing rides on cargo trains.


Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328742094
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 17th, 2017

"Simply written but full of beautiful details, this book should inspire every citizen of our diverse and changing world." --VOYA In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California--a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him--to attend Columbia University in New York City.


Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452108377
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 7th, 2017

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is one of the most famous pieces of civic architecture in the world. But most people are not as familiar with the reserved college student who entered and won the design competition to build it.


Becoming Kareem: Growing Up on and Off the Court Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316555388
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 21st, 2017

In his first memoir written especially for young readers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will focus on his relationships with several important coaches in his life - including his father, his high-school coach and Coach Wooden - as he tells the story of his life and career.


Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544586178
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 1st, 2017

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Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250123190
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 5th, 2017

Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed--Alexander Hamilton comes alive in this exciting biography.

He was born out of wedlock on a small island in the West Indies and orphaned as a teenager. From those inauspicious circumstances, he rose to a position of power and influence in colonial America.


Bold Women of Medicine: 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries, and Healing Breakthroughs Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781613734377
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Published: Chicago Review Press - September 1st, 2017

Meet 21 determined women who have dedicated their lives to healing others. In the 19th century, Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton--the "Lady with the Lamp" and the "Angel of the Battlefield"--earned their nicknames by daring to enter battlefields to aid wounded soldiers, forever changing the standards of medicine.


Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250138903
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - August 29th, 2017

In the Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, Independent congressman, presidential candidate and activist Bernie Sanders continues his fight against the imbalances in the nation's status quo, and shows you how to make a difference to effect the changes America--and the world--need to create a better tomorrow.


Your Own Beautiful: Advice and Inspiration from Chelsea Crockett Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780310762362
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Published: Zondervan - October 24th, 2017

Inspired by Chelsea Crockett's popular YouTube channel, Your Own Beautiful is a life, faith, and beauty guide, filled with her trademark tips on makeup and style alongside full-color photos, how-tos, and more to help young women with all the big issues they face--from self-confidence and friendship to following your dreams.


Victoria: Portrait of a Queen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544716148
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Published: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 7th, 2017

Catherine Reef brings history vividly to life in this sumptuously illustrated account of a confident, strong-minded, and influential woman.


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