Young Adult NonFiction - Social Topics

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Abuela, Don't Forget Me By Rex Ogle Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324019954
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Published: Norton Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

Rex Ogle’s companion to Free Lunch and Punching Bag weaves humor, heartbreak, and hope into life-affirming poems that honor his grandmother’s legacy.


Better Than We Found It: Conversations to Help Save the World By Frederick Joseph, Porsche Joseph Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536224528
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Black Friend and a seasoned activist comes an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved.


Don't Sit on the Baby, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled, and Safe Babysitting By Halley Bondy Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728420295
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Published: Zest Books (Tm) - September 6th, 2022

Babysitting is one of the most popular part-time jobs for teens, but caring for kids is no easy feat. Offering useful tips on everything from navigating naptime to negotiating pay rates, this funny, no-nonsense guide covers all the basics any babysitting hopeful needs to know and much more.


White Fragility (Adapted for Young Adults): Why Understanding Racism Can Be So Hard for White People (Adapted for Young Adults) By Robin Dr. DiAngelo, Toni Graves Williamson (Adapted by), Ali Michael (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Robin Dr. DiAngelo, Toni Graves Williamson (Adapted by), Ali Michael (Adapted by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780807007365
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Published: Beacon Press - September 13th, 2022

A reimagining of the best-selling book that gives young adults the tools to ask questions, engage in dialogue, challenge their ways of thinking, and take action to create a more racially just world.
 


Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice By Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, Dawud Anyabwile Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324052159
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Published: Norton Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

A National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist

A groundbreaking and timely graphic memoir from one of the most iconic figures in American sports—and a tribute to his fight for civil rights.


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.


My Name Is Jason. Mine Too.: Our Story. Our Way. By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781534478220
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 28th, 2022

A stunning visual autobiography of two crazy-talented besties, bestselling and award-winning author Jason Reynolds and painter Jason Griffin, who could never be who they are singularly if they weren’t who they were together.

Once upon a time in America, there were two Jasons. Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin. One a poet. One an artist. One Black. One white. Two voices.


Days of Infamy: How a Century of Bigotry Led to Japanese American Internment (Scholastic Focus) By Lawrence Goldstone Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338722468
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Published: Scholastic Focus - June 7th, 2022

In another unrelenting look at the iniquities of the American justice system, Lawrence Goldstone, acclaimed author of Unpunished Murder, Stolen Justice, and Separate No More, examines the history of racism against Japanese Americans, exploring the territory of citizenship and touching on fears of non-white immigration to the US -- with hauntingly contemporary echoes.


What's the T?: The Guide to All Things Trans and/or Nonbinary By Juno Dawson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781728254036
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 7th, 2022

Discover what it means to be a young transgender and/or non-binary person in the twenty-first century in this candid and funny guide for teens from the bestselling author of This Book is Gay.


Storybooth By Storybooth, David SanAngelo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Storybooth, David SanAngelo (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063057937
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Published: HarperTeen - July 19th, 2022

“Compelling . . . important . . . Be sure to leave this out where kids can find it.” –Booklist


Coming of Age in 2020: Teenagers on the Year that Changed Everything By Katherine Schulten Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781324019442
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2022

A time capsule of art and artifacts, created by Gen Z.


Allies: Real Talk About Showing Up, Screwing Up, And Trying Again By Shakirah Bourne, Dana Alison Levy Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780744066654
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Published: DK Children - September 6th, 2022

This book is for everyone. Because we can all be allies.

As an ally, you use your power—no matter how big or small—to support others. You learn, and try, and mess up, and try harder. In this collection of true stories, 17 critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors get real about being an ally, needing an ally, and showing up for friends and strangers.