An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy's battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children's Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace.
In this riveting, beyond-belief true story from the author of The Borden Murders, meet the five children who captivated the entire world.
Though early laws prohibited women from becoming soldiers, many women still found ways to serve, even disguising themselves as men to participate in active battle.$22.99ISBN: 9780425287200Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019
Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.$19.95ISBN: 9781629799100Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Calkins Creek - June 11th, 2019
The life of one of the most mythologized men in American history, Confederate States Army General Robert E. Lee, is explored in this comprehensive young-adult biography.$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$19.99ISBN: 9781524701208Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019
From National Book Award Finalist Albert Marrin comes the moving story of Janusz Korczak, the heroic Polish Jewish doctor who devoted his life to children, perishing with them in the Holocaust.$19.99ISBN: 9780374312022Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 28th, 2019
Based on the adult bestseller Carrying the Fire
In time for the 50th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon, this re-release of Michael Collins's autobiography is a bold, sparkling testament to exploration and perseverance.$14.99ISBN: 9781942186595Availability: BackorderedPublished: Zest Books - September 3rd, 2019We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites.$18.99ISBN: 9781547601073Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Bloomsbury YA - September 17th, 2019
In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present.$17.95ISBN: 9781609809171Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Triangle Square - May 28th, 2019
Eiffel's Tower for Young People is a vivid, lively pageant of people and cultures meeting—and competing—on the world stage at the dawn of the modern era.$17.99ISBN: 9781335917850Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019
The Young Readers' Edition of the New York Times Bestseller"Abraham Lincoln: the dusty shoes, the weary eyes, the Jedi mastery of a jury in a true case of life and death. So pull up a chair...."--Diane Sawyer