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Farewell to Manzanar Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781328742117
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Published: Clarion Books - July 11th, 2017

During World War II a community called Manzanar was created in the high mountain desert country of California. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese Americans. Among them was the Wakatsuki family, who were ordered to leave their fishing business in Long Beach and take with them only the belongings they could carry.


Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310759485
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Published: Zondervan - May 1st, 2018

In Courage to Soar, the official autobiography from four-time Olympic gold-winning and record-setting American gymnast Simone Biles, Simone shares how her faith, family, passion, and perseverance has made her one of the top athletes and gymnasts in the world--and how you too can overcome challenges in your life.


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Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593177044
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Published: Ember - December 3rd, 2019

Bryan Stevenson's incredible fight to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and racial inequality comes to life in this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson.


Man's Search for Meaning: Young Adult Edition: Young Adult Edition Cover Image
By Viktor E. Frankl, John Boyne (Foreword by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780807067994
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Published: Beacon Press - April 25th, 2017

A young adult edition of the best-selling classic about the Holocaust and finding meaning in suffering, with a photo insert, a glossary of terms, a chronology of Frankl’s life, and supplementary letters and speeches


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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

Bryan Stevenson's incredible fight to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and racial inequality comes to life in this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson.


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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626728691
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Published: First Second - March 6th, 2018

2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit.


Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!
 


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.


Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481435239
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2016

In this poetic memoir, which won the Pura Belpré Author Award, was a YALSA Nonfiction Finalist, and was named a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree, acclaimed author Margarita Engle tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War.

Margarita is a girl from two worlds.


Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385740074
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Published: Ember - September 14th, 2010

More than 800,000 copies in print!
 
From the author of critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Falling Leaves, this is a poignant and moving true account of her childhood, growing up as an unloved daughter in 1940s China.


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Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Zoe More O'Ferrall (Illustrator)
$10.99
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


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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: Amulet Paperbacks - 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.