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SHOUT Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670012107
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!

Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich Cover Image
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.

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062470157
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 15th, 2018

Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens * Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction Finalist * Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books for Teens: Nonfiction * 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction List * YALSA's 2018 Quick Picks List  * Bank Street's 2018 Best Books of the Year

Required Reading for All Teenagers: (or at Least One Who Is Very Important to Me!) Cover Image
By Douglas Pagels, Kristen Sheldon (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781680882520
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Published: Blue Mountain Arts - September 1st, 2018

Being a teen in today's world isn't easy. Every bit of love, understanding, and encouragement can make a difference. This book -- which is filled with all those things -- inspires teens to get safely and happily through this challenging and extraordinary time of life.

(Don't) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616207816
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2018

Who’s Crazy?

What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when a label like that gets attached to your everyday experiences?
To understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it.

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374303235
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

A New York Times Bestseller
Stonewall Book Award Winner—Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.

Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385743280
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Published: Ember - August 5th, 2014

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had no choice but to leave him when he was a child and go to the United States in search of work.

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ISBN: 9780425289761
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Published: Speak - August 8th, 2017

The beloved and award-winning novel now available in a new format with a great new cover!

We All Fall Down: Living with Addiction Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316080811
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2012

In his follow-up to his bestselling memoir Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines, Nic Sheff reveals a brutally honest account of a young person's struggles with relapse and rehab.

This Book Is Gay Cover Image
By Juno Dawson, David Levithan (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781492617839
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 2nd, 2015

"The book every LGBT person would have killed for as a teenager, told in the voice of a wise best friend. Frank, warm, funny, USEFUL." --Patrick Ness, bestselling author

Humility Rules: Saint Benedict's Twelve-Step Guide to Genuine Self-Esteem Cover Image
ISBN: 9781621641490
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Published: Ignatius Press - September 29th, 2017

Saint Benedict's fifth-century guide to humility offers the antidote to the epidemic of stress and depression overwhelming modern young adults. But the language of The Rule by Saint Benedict is medieval, and its most passionate advocates are cloistered monks and nuns.

Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement Cover Image
By Nadya Okamoto, Rebecca Elfast (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534430204
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

PERIOD founder and Harvard College student Nadya Okamoto offers a manifesto on menstruation and why we can no longer silence those who bleed—and how to engage in youth activism.

Throughout history, periods have been hidden from the public. They’re taboo. They’re embarrassing. They’re gross.

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