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Man's Search for Meaning: Young Adult Edition: Young Adult Edition By Viktor E. Frankl, John Boyne (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Viktor E. Frankl, John Boyne (Foreword by)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780807067994
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Published: Beacon Press - April 25th, 2017

A young adult edition of the best-selling classic about the Holocaust and finding meaning in suffering, with a photo insert, a glossary of terms, a chronology of Frankl’s life, and supplementary letters and speeches


The Monster's Bones (Young Readers Edition): The Discovery of T. Rex and How It Shook Our World By David K. Randall Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324015505
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Published: Norton Young Readers - August 15th, 2023

The thrilling tale of America’s early paleontologists and the discovery of the first T. Rex fossil, now adapted for young readers.

From the dust of the Gilded Age Bone Wars, two vastly different men emerge to fill the empty halls of New York’s struggling American Museum of Natural History: socialite Henry Fairfield Osborn and intrepid fossil hunter Barnum Brown.


Secrets of the Vampire: A Supernatural Sourcebook of Our Legend and Lore By Julie Légère, Elsa Whyte, Laura Pérez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780711285071
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 8th, 2023

Step into the shadows and uncover the centuries-old myths and legends that lie beneath the figure of the vampire, with this magical compendium of facts and fiction.

Whether rising from a coffin in the dead of night or stalking its prey, hidden in plain sight, the vampire is one of the most alluring beings in world folklore. These undead bloodsuckers are as alive as e


Freedom! The Story of the Black Panther Party By Jetta Grace Martin, Joshua Bloom, Waldo E. Martin Jr. Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646140930
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Published: Levine Querido - January 18th, 2022

Booklist Editors’ Choice

WINNER of the Russell Freedman Award for Non-Fiction for a Better World

Knowledge is power. The secret is this. Knowledge, applied at the right time and place, is more than power. It’s magic.

 
That’s what the Black Panther Party did.


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Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea By Sungju Lee, Susan Elizabeth McClelland Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419727610
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - October 17th, 2017

Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is Sungju Lee’s intense memoir about being forced at age 12 to live on the streets and fend for himself.
 
“Presents North Korea as a horrifying real-life dystopia.


Banned Book Club By Kim Hyun Sook, Ryan Estrada, Hyung-Ju Ko (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820427
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - May 19th, 2020

The gripping true story of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime in the early 1980s, and how she defied state censorship through the rebellion of reading.


Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock (With), Susan Buckley (With), PJ Loughran (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147512161
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Published: Speak - December 27th, 2016

A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes--now in paperback will an all-new discussion guide.


Turtle Island: The Story of North America's First People By Yellowhorn, Lowinger Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781554519439
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Published: Annick Press - September 12th, 2017

Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like pre-contact. The title, Turtle Island, refers to a Native myth that explains how North and Central America were formed on the back of a turtle.


Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich By Annie Boochever, Roy Peratrovich, Jr. Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781602233706
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Published: University of Alaska Press - February 16th, 2019

“No Natives or Dogs Allowed,” blared the storefront sign at Elizabeth Peratrovich, then a young Alaska Native Tlingit. The sting of those words would stay with her all her life.


Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers By Deborah Heiligman Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250211064
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Published: Square Fish - October 8th, 2019

From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love.


Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine By Ibtisam Barakat Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250144294
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Published: Square Fish - June 12th, 2018

From award-winning Palestinian author Ibtisam Barakat comes a touching account of coming of age against a backdrop of political turmoil in the Middle East.


Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary (Scholastic Focus) By Walter Dean Myers Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338309850
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Published: Scholastic Focus - December 26th, 2019

A classic and highly acclaimed biography of civil rights activist Malcolm X, ever more relevant for today's readers.

As a 14-year-old he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At 16 he was hustling tips at a Boston nightclub. In Harlem he was known as Detroit Red, a slick street operator. At 19 he was back in Boston, leading a gang of burglars.