Young Adult NonFiction - Biography

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Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781629798813
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Published: Wordsong - October 8th, 2019

Six Starred Reviews -- ★Booklist, ★BCCB, ★The Horn Book, ★Publishers Weekly, ★School Library Connection, ★Shelf Awareness

A Booklist Best Book for Youth * A BCCB Blue Ribbon * A Horn Book Fanfare Book * A Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book * Recommended on NPR's "Morning Edition" by Kwame Alexander


Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Cover Image
By Diana Kapp, Bijou Karman (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984893055
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Part biography, part business how-to, and fully empowering, this book is the perfect gift for future entrepenuers...because you're never too young to dream BIG! With colorful portraits, fun interviews and DIY tips, Girls Who Run the World features the success stories of 31 leading ladies today of companies like Rent the Runway, PopSugar, and Soul Cycle.


Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound Cover Image
By James Rhodes, Martin O'Neill (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781536212143
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Published: Candlewick Studio - October 8th, 2019

In a stunning and innovative performance, piano maestro James Rhodes introduces today’s readers to seven of the greatest composers of all time.

Bach. Mozart. Beethoven. Old guys with curly wigs, right? But trust me: those composers were the original rock stars.


Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250211064
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Published: Square Fish - October 8th, 2019

From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love.


A Pirate's Life for She: Swashbuckling Women Through the Ages Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641600552
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Published: Chicago Review Press - October 1st, 2019

Pirates are an enduring popular subject, depicted often in songs, stories, and Halloween costumes. Yet the truth about pirate women—who they were, why they went to sea, and what their lives were really like—is seldom a part of the conversation.


Être: Girls, Who Do You Want to Be? Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781733245708
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Published: Etre Press - October 11th, 2019

tre means "to be." And girls, middle school is not too young to ask yourself this all-important question: Who do YOU want to be? Think of this book as a smart big sister in your backpack, encouraging you to stick with what you love and helping you springboard your authentic interests into more.


Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage Cover Image
By Amy Klobuchar (Foreword by), In This Together Media (Editor)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524771997
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Published: Ember - October 15th, 2019

A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many others, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity—but persist


Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399580437
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 10th, 2019

Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.


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Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580065
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Published: Ember - September 10th, 2019

In this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed bestselling Just Mercy, which the New York Times describes as "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways, more so," one of the most important lawyers of our time delves deep into the broken US justice system.

AS SEEN ON CBS THIS MORNING!


Obviously: Stories from My Timeline Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101998908
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Published: Razorbill - September 24th, 2019

"A refreshingly funny and blisteringly unsentimental coming-of-age memoir." -John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All The Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars


The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524713812
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - August 27th, 2019

In this riveting, beyond-belief true story from the author of The Borden Murders, meet the five children who captivated the entire world.


Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780872867659
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Published: City Lights Books - August 6th, 2019

Voted a Best Book of 2019 by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews

A biography for younger readers about one of the most influential activists of our time, who was an early advocate for African Americans and for gay rights.


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