Young Adult NonFiction - History

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Feminism Is... Cover Image
By DK, Roxane Gay (Foreword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465479556
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Published: DK Children - February 12th, 2019

"This book is something I wish I could have read when I was younger." --Roxane Gay, from the foreword of Feminism Is...


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


Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House Cover Image
By Molly Dillon (Compiled by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984848451
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 5th, 2019

"Young women can run the world. These are the stories of those who did..." @hillaryclinton

"An excellent guide to the how and why of a life of public service." --Amy Poehler


The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545936125
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - March 26th, 2019

The Lady Is a Spy is the audacious and riveting true story of Virginia Hall, America's greatest spy and unsung hero, brought to vivid life by acclaimed author Don Mitchell.

When Hitler invaded Poland, Virginia Hall was traveling in Europe. Which was dangerous enough, but as fighting erupted, instead of returning home, she headed to France.


Captured: An American Prisoner of War in North Vietnam (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338255669
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - March 26th, 2019

Alvin Townley, a critically acclaimed author of adult nonfiction, delivers a searing YA debut about American POWs during the Vietnam War.


The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250120168
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 22nd, 2019

The spellbinding true account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity.


Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536206302
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

A fascinating and timely biography of J. Edgar Hoover from a Sibert Medalist.

"King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. . . . You better take it before your filthy, abnormal, fraudulent self is bared to the nation.”


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!


Ibn Battuta: The Journey of a Medieval Muslim (Concise Life) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781847740472
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Published: Kube Publishing Ltd - January 15th, 2019

Ibn Battuta was no ordinary traveller. Between 1325 CE when he set off and 1354 CE when he finally returned home to stay, he had visited about 40 modern countries and travelled roughly 75,000 miles, going on foot, camel, horse, wagon, boat and even sled.


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

Starred Youth Services Book Review

*2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner*


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