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Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063056664
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 5th, 2021

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.


Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536214185
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Published: Candlewick - November 8th, 2021

A 2021 National Book Award Finalist

With passion and precision, Kekla Magoon relays an essential account of the Black Panthers—as militant revolutionaries and as human rights advocates working to defend and protect their community.


In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358223573
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Published: Etch/Clarion Books - August 10th, 2021

A graphic novel chronicling the immediate aftermath and rippling effects of one of the most impactful days in modern history: September 11, 2001. From the Sibert Honor– and YALSA Award–winning creator behind The Unwanted and Drowned City.

The consequences of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, both political and per


Last Witnesses (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593308530
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 31st, 2021

A powerful portrait of the personal consequences of war as seen through the innocent eyes of children, from a Nobel Prize-winning writer.


20th Century American History for Teens: Understanding the Movements, Policies, and Events That Changed Our World Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781648762239
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Published: Rockridge Press - June 22nd, 2021

Explore the most important moments of the 20th century in this history book for teens


with their eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero Cover Image
By Annie Thoms, David Levithan (Foreword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780063143364
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Published: HarperCollins - August 10th, 2021

Commemorating twenty years, this deeply moving play, written by high school students who witnessed the tragedy unfold, remembers September 11, 2001. This edition features new cover art, an updated introduction from Annie Thoms, and a new foreword from New York Times bestselling author David Levithan.


When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII Cover Image
By Susan H. Kamei, Norman Y. Mineta (Foreword by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781481401449
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

In this dramatic and page-turning narrative history of Japanese Americans before, during, and after their World War II incarceration, Susan H.


Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545732444
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Published: Scholastic Focus - September 21st, 2021

A stunning adventure involving Nazis, nukes, fighting, failure, and everyday heroes, from the author of the award-winning The Nazi Hunters.

Neal Bascomb delivers another nail-biting work of nonfiction for young adults in this incredible true story of spies and survival.

The invasion begins at night, with German cruisers slipping into harbor, and soon the Nazis oc


Call Me American (Adapted for Young Adults): The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Somali Immigrant Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984897138
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Published: Ember - August 10th, 2021

Adapted from the adult memoir, this gripping and acclaimed story follows one boy's journey into young adulthood, against the backdrop of civil war and his ultimate immigration to America, in search of a better life.


Resilient Black Girl: 52 Weeks of Anti-Racist Activities for Black Joy and Resilience (Social Justice and Antiracist Book for Teens) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781642506549
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Published: Mango - September 14th, 2021

An Empowering Antiracist Book for Teens

Resilient Black Girl is a timely and powerful book for our Black girls and girls of color to reclaim their confidence and be beacons of courage and hope for generations to come.--Shanicia Boswell, author, Oh Sis, You're Pregnant


Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and More (Women of Action) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781641605267
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Published: Chicago Review Press - August 17th, 2021

Readers are introduced to courageous women and girls who risked their lives through their involvement in the conflict in Vietnam. These women served in dangerous roles as medics, journalists, resisters, and revolutionaries. Through their varied experiences and perspectives, young readers gain insight into the many facets of this tragic and complex conflict.


A Rebel in Auschwitz: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Fought the Nazis from Inside the Camp (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338686937
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Published: Scholastic Focus - October 19th, 2021

With exclusive access to previously hidden diaries, family and camp survivor accounts, and recently declassified files, critically acclaimed and award-winning journalist Jack Fairweather brilliantly portrays the remarkable man who volunteered to face the unknown in the name of truth and country.