Young Adult NonFiction - Social Topics

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Inheritance: A Visual Poem Cover Image
By Elizabeth Acevedo, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062931948
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 3rd, 2022

They tell me to “fix” my hair.

And by fix, they mean straighten, they mean whiten;

but how do you fix this shipwrecked

history of hair?

How to Money: Your Ultimate Visual Guide to the Basics of Finance Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250791696
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 10th, 2022

"Where was this book when we were teenagers?" - Real Simple

"Helps new grads make smart, informed money decisions." - MSNBC

Learn how to money in this in-depth, illustrated guide from New York Times bestselling author and financial expert Jean Chatzky, Kathryn Tuggle, and the team at HerMoney

Unequal: A Story of America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780759557017
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson and critically acclaimed author Marc Favreau show how racial inequality permeates every facet of American society, through the lens of those pushing for meaningful change. 
The true story of racial inequality—and resistance to it—is the prologue to our present.

Rising Troublemaker: A Fear-Fighter Manual for Teens Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593526033
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Published: Philomel Books - May 17th, 2022

In this young readers edition of her New York Times bestseller Professional Troublemaker, Luvvie Ajayi Jones uses her honesty and humor to inspire teens to be their bravest, boldest, truest selves, in order to create a world they would be proud to live in.

Queer Ducks (and Other Animals): The Natural World of Animal Sexuality Cover Image
By Eliot Schrefer, Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780063069497
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 24th, 2022

This groundbreaking illustrated YA nonfiction title from two-time National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Eliot Schrefer is a well-researched and teen-friendly exploration of the gamut of queer behaviors observed in animals.

What's the T?: The Guide to All Things Trans and/or Nonbinary Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728254067
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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.

The Waiting Place: When Home Is Lost and a New One Not Yet Found Cover Image
By Dina Nayeri, Anna Bosch Miralpeix (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536213621
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Published: Candlewick - May 3rd, 2022

An unflinching look at ten young lives suspended outside of time—and bravely proceeding anyway—inside the Katsikas refugee camp in Greece.

Every war, famine, and flood spits out survivors.

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Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American Cover Image
By Laura Gao, Laura Gao (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780063067769
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 8th, 2022

Messy Roots is a laugh-out-loud, heartfelt, and deeply engaging story of their journey to find themself--as an American, as the daughter of Chinese immigrants, as a queer person, and as a Wuhanese American in the middle of a pandemic.”—Malaka Gharib, author of I Was Their American Dream

Free from Panic: A Teen's Guide to Coping with Panic Attacks and Panic Symptoms Cover Image
ISBN: 9781787758186
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - March 21st, 2022

Panic symptoms and panic attacks can feel overwhelming and frightening. This book guides teens through the isolation and worry of living with panic symptoms or panic disorder.

You Are More Than Magic: The Black and Brown Girls' Guide to Finding Your Voice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593326619
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Published: Dial Books - April 5th, 2022

“Every parent of a Black or brown girl should buy this book, read it to their child, and pass it along to the other parents in their circle.”—Evette Dionne, National Book Award longlisted and Coretta Scott King honor-winning author of Lifting as We Climb

A Cool Girl's Guide to Courage: Fierce Quotes and Journal Prompts for Facing Your Fears and Finding Your Confidence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728246482
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - April 5th, 2022

An inspirational self-love workbook filled with over 125 empowering quotes and journal prompts for teen girls to find their courage and build confidence.

This is your courage speaking. It's time to put your fear in its place and make it behave.

Money Matters for Teens: Advice on Spending and Saving, Managing Income, and Paying for College (YC Teen's Advice from Teens Like You #2) Cover Image
By Youth Communication (Editor), Virginia Vitzthum (Editor)
ISBN: 9781510759923
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Published: Sky Pony - February 15th, 2022

In Money Matters for Teens, young writers discuss their financial fears and the strategies they've learned to help them spend their money wisely, save for the future, and pay for college.

The gap between the richest and the poorest Americans has been growing for decades, and experts predict it will continue to widen.