Young Adult NonFiction - History

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Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374306120
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 23rd, 2018

A NYPL Best Book for Teens of 2018
A 2018 Booklist Youth Editors' Choice
A Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Best Book of 2018
A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Nonfiction Book of 2018


Never Quit: How I Became a Special Ops Pararescue Jumper Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250139610
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 30th, 2018

The young adult adaptation of the epic memoir of an Alaskan pararescue jumper, Special Forces Operator, and decorated war hero.


Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781620916032
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Published: Calkins Creek - October 9th, 2018

A Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book


A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062453013
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 22nd, 2019

The gripping true story of the only women to fly in combat in World War II—from Elizabeth Wein, award-winning author of Code Name Verity


I Wanted to Be a Pilot: The Making of a Tuskegee Airman Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781683509608
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Published: Morgan James Publishing - November 20th, 2018

Sometimes history is made by a dyslexic, mischievous boy who hates school, is a descendant of one of Frederick Douglass' half-sisters, and whose Pops was a Buffalo Soldier. In I Wanted to be a Pilot, one of the less than 100 living Documented Original Tuskegee Airman, Franklin J. Macon, tells the lively stories of how he overcame life's obstacles to become a Tuskegee Airman.


A Story of Medicine in 50 Discoveries: From Mummies to Gene Splicing (History in 50) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780884484110
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 15th, 2019

The 5,000-year-old Iceman discovered frozen in the Alps may have treated his gallstones, Lyme disease, and hardening of the arteries with the 61 tattoos that covered his body--most of which matched acupuncture points--and the walnut-sized pieces of fungus he carried on his belt.


The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781328810151
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018

In the tradition of Don Brown’s critically acclaimed, full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bowl and Sibert Honor winning Drowned City, The Unwanted is an important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities of living in, and trying to escape, a war zone.
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The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century (Scholastic Focus): The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338140347
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 25th, 2018

***Three starred reviews!***

Neal Bascomb, author of The Nazi Hunters, returns with his next thrilling work of narrative nonfiction about a group of Allied POWs who staged an escape for the ages during World War I. Illustrated throughout with incredible photographs and published on the 100th anniversary of the Holzminden escape!


A Story of Civilization in 50 Disasters: From the Minoan Volcano to Climate Change (History in 50) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780884487487
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 15th, 2019

*2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner*


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