Young Adult NonFiction - Biography

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Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women (Rad Women) Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399581106
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 17th, 2018

From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20.


A Beautiful Mind, a Beautiful Life: The Bubz Guide to Being Unstoppable Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781945293627
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Published: Style Haul/Adaptive Books - June 12th, 2018

From humble beginnings as an outsider, growing up one of the few Chinese students at her primary school in Ireland, to YouTube stardom and her own line of beauty products, Lindy Tsang, aka Bubzbeauty, has earned a unique perspective that she's shared with her nearly 3 million YouTube subscribers.


From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.

This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors—including award-winning and bestselling writers—touches on a powerful range of topics related to gro


The If in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780310765967
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Published: Zondervan - May 8th, 2018

In his debut book, The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self, former NFL running back and Dancing with the Stars champion Rashad Jennings shares his inspiring story and experiences that will encourage readers to follow their dreams.


Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage Cover Image
By Amy Klobuchar (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524771966
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

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 more, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity--but persisted.


Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328707253
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

The top Paralympic swimmer in the world, Jessica Long delivers an inspirational photographic memoir.

Born in Siberia with fibular hemimelia, Jessica Long was adopted from a Russian orphanage at thirteen months old and has since become the second most decorated U.S. Paralympic athlete of all time.


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Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Zoe More O'Ferrall (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062474322
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Published: HarperCollins - May 29th, 2018

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2017 * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book for Teens 2017


Galaxy Girls: 50 Amazing Stories of Women in Space Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062850218
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Published: Harper Design - May 22nd, 2018

Filled with beautiful full-color illustrations, a groundbreaking compendium honoring the amazing true stories of fifty inspirational women who helped fuel some of the greatest achievements in space exploration from the nineteenth century to today—including Hidden Figure’s Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson as well as former NASA Chief Astronaut Peggy Whitson, the record-hol


Kenzie's Rules for Life: How to Be Happy, Healthy, and Dance to Your Own Beat Cover Image
By Mackenzie Ziegler, Maddie Ziegler (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501183577
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Published: Gallery Books - May 8th, 2018

An inspirational, upbeat collection of relatable lessons from the teen sensation, Mackenzie Ziegler—an award-winning dancer, singer/songwriter, and actress.

Growing up is hard, but growing up in the spotlight is even harder. However, Mackenzie Ziegler is taking it all in stride, thanks to her positive attitude on life.


Period: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250141941
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 8th, 2018

Periods enter the spotlight in this essay collection that raises a variety of voices on a topic long shrouded in shame and secrecy.


Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and More (Women of Action) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781613730744
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Published: Chicago Review Press - May 1st, 2018

One of just a handful of women reporting on the Vietnam War, Kate Webb was captured by North Vietnamese troops and presumed dead—until she emerged from the jungle waving a piece of white parachute material after 23 days in captivity. Le Ly Hayslip enjoyed a peaceful early childhood in a Vietnamese farming village before war changed her life forever.


Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781328740052
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Published: Clarion Books - September 18th, 2018

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history. 

The story of Frankenstein’s creator is a strange, romantic, and tragic one, as deeply compel


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