Young Adult NonFiction - History

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Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525647904
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Published: Delacorte Press - July 2nd, 2019

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.

The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524713812
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - August 27th, 2019

In this riveting, beyond-belief true story from the author of The Borden Murders, meet the five children who captivated the entire world.

Women Heroes of the US Army: Remarkable Soldiers from the American Revolution to Today (Women of Action) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780914091240
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Published: Chicago Review Press - July 9th, 2019

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.

VIRAL: The Fight Against AIDS in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425287200
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.

Robert E. Lee: The Man, the Soldier, the Myth Cover Image
ISBN: 9781629799100
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Published: 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.

Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872867659
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Published: 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

A Light in the Darkness: Janusz Korczak, His Orphans, and the Holocaust Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524701208
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Published: 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.

Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut's Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374312022
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Published: 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.

Debunk It!: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942186595
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Published: Zest Books - September 3rd, 2019

We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites.

One Person, No Vote (YA edition): How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally Cover Image
ISBN: 9781547601073
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Published: 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.

Eiffel's Tower for Young People Cover Image
By Jill Jonnes, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
ISBN: 9781609809171
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Published: 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.

Lincoln's Last Trial Young Readers' Edition: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335917850
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Published: 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

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