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Impossible Escape: A True Story of Survival and Heroism in Nazi Europe By Steve Sheinkin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250265722
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 29th, 2023

From three-time National Book Award finalist and Newbery Honor author Steve Sheinkin, a true story of two Jewish teenagers racing against time during the Holocaust—one in hiding in Hungary, and the other in Auschwitz, plotting escape.


Everything You Need to Ace U.S. History in One Big Fat Notebook, 2nd Edition: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks) By Workman Publishing, Lily Rothman (Text by), Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Philip Bigler (Contributions by), Ella-Kari Loftfield (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Workman Publishing, Lily Rothman (Text by), Editors of Brain Quest (From an idea by), Philip Bigler (Contributions by), Ella-Kari Loftfield (Contributions by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781523515943
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 11th, 2023

From the brains behind Brain Quest comes the 2nd edition of the revolutionary U.S. history study guide.


Don't Look Back: A Memoir of War, Survival, and My Journey from Sudan to America By Achut Deng, Keely Hutton Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389727
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 11th, 2022

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.


Men of the 65th: The Borinqueneers of the Korean War By Talia Aikens-Nuñez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728479149
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Published: Lerner Publishing Group - May 2nd, 2023

Honor and Fidelity. That is the motto of the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as the Borinqueneers, the only Puerto Rican unit in the United States Army.


Overground Railroad (The Young Adult Adaptation): The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America By Candacy Taylor Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419749490
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 25th, 2022

A young reader’s edition of award-winning author Candacy Taylor’s acclaimed book about the history of the Green Book, the guide for Black travelers.

Overground Railroad chronicles the history of the Green Book, which was published from 1936 to 1966 and was the “Black travel guide to America.” For years it was dangerous for African Amer


Those Who Saw the Sun: African American Oral Histories from the Jim Crow South By Jaha Nailah Avery Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646142446
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Published: Levine Querido - July 11th, 2023

The past is not past. We may think something ancient history, or something that doesn’t affect our present day, but we would be wrong.
 
Those Who Saw the Sun is a collection of oral histories told by Black people who grew up in the South during the time of Jim Crow.


Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust: Young Reader's Edition By Hédi Fried, Alice E. Olsson (Translator), Laila Ekboir (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hédi Fried, Alice E. Olsson (Translator), Laila Ekboir (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781957363233
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Published: Scribble Us - April 4th, 2023

A young readers' edition of the bestselling book from Auschwitz survivor H di Fried that answers lasting questions about the Holocaust.


Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Young Readers Edition By Anton Treuer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140459
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Published: Levine Querido - April 6th, 2021

From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike.


America Redux: Visual Stories from Our Dynamic History By Ariel Aberg-Riger, Ariel Aberg-Riger (Illustrator) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063057531
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 2nd, 2023

A YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Nonfiction · 4 starred reviews · Kirkus Prize Winner · Kirkus Best Book of the Year · Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year · School Library Journal Best Book of the Year · New York Public Library Best Book of the Year · Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Best Book of the Yea


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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive By Laura Hillenbrand Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780385742528
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Published: Ember - April 25th, 2017

In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian's courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics. 


Farewell to Manzanar By Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston (Illustrator), James D. Houston Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781328742117
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Published: Clarion Books - December 12th, 2023

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston recalls her childhood at a Japanese incarceration camp in this engrossing memoir that has become a staple of curriculum in schools and on campuses across the country.


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

This crucial, empowering, #1 New York Times bestselling exploration of racism—and antiracism—in America makes critical ideas accessible for teen readers, adapted from Ibram X. Kendi's National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning.

This is NOT a history book.This is a book about the here and now.