A searing new work of nonfiction from award-winning author Brandy Colbert about the history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre. Winner, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.
In this propulsive memoir from Achut Deng and Keely Hutton, inspired by a harrowing New York Times article, Don't Look Back tells a powerful story showing both the ugliness and the beauty of humanity, and the power of not giving up.
I want life.
With the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, dreams of young men and women across the nation were sidelined while the country prepared for war. This was true, too, of Coaches Paul "Bear" Bryant, Carney Laslie, and Frank Moseley, three friends and former football teammates from the University of Alabama.
Celebrate Black Women Who Changed History
#1 New Release in Teen & Young Adult Modern History
Embrace Black girl magic and learn about the historical Black women who made their impact on society as we know it. In The Book of Awesome Black Women, celebrate the power of Black women who have shaped, and continue to shape, our future.
In another unrelenting look at the iniquities of the American justice system, Lawrence Goldstone, acclaimed author of Unpunished Murder, Stolen Justice, and Separate No More, examines the history of racism against Japanese Americans, exploring the territory of citizenship and touching on fears of non-white immigration to the US -- with hauntingly contemporary echoes.
"If I could pick one book to hand to every teen—and adult—on earth, this is the one. True or False is accessible, thorough, and searingly honest, and we desperately needed it." —Becky Albertalli, author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
On Kirkus' LIST OF 20 BEST BOOKS TO READ IN OCTOBER: Impassioned, thorough, and brilliant: describes the struggle for truth that “keeps the world from descending into chaos.”
This expanded edition of A Game for Swallows features a new, illustrated afterword, as Abirached reflects on the meaning of her memoir's title, the graffiti that inspired it, and the future of Beirut.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is a story of Native American resilience and reinvention, adapted for young adults from the adult nonfiction book of the same name.
A story collection about women with power and how they used it.
These queen stories are not fairytales for small children. They are true tales of real women that every young person should know. The clever and brave women in this collection had power and used it to achieve their goals.
An informative and inspiring exploration of craftivism — the intersection of handicraft and activism — designed to encourage young creators while providing meaningful historical context.
You don’t have to be old enough to vote to drive political change.
Discover nine ordinary women who took extraordinary measures to save lives during the Holocaust, resisting terror and torture while undercover or in hiding, in concentration camps, in forests, and in exile.