"This powerful story, told with the music of poetry and the blade of truth, will help your heart grow."--Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Shout
"[A] testimony and a triumph."--Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down
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.
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.
From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love.
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.$26.95ISBN: 9781733245708Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$10.99ISBN: 9781524771997Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$16.99ISBN: 9780399580437Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$10.99ISBN: 9780525580065Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ember - September 10th, 2019
The young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller Just Mercy--soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson and now the subject of an HBO documentary feature!$17.99ISBN: 9781101998908Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$17.99ISBN: 9781524713812Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$13.95ISBN: 9780872867659Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: City Lights Books - August 6th, 2019
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.
"Bayard had an unshakable optimism, nerves of steel, and, most importantly, a faith that if the cause is just and people are organized, nothing can stand in our way."--President Barack Obama