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Dreamland (YA edition): The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Cover Image
ISBN: 9781547601318
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 16th, 2019

As an adult book, Sam Quinones's Dreamland took the world by storm, winning the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction and hitting at least a dozen Best Book of the Year lists. Now, adapted for the first time for a young adult audience, this compelling reporting explains the roots of the current opiate crisis.

The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374305734
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 10th, 2019

Award-winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos explores illegal immigration with this emotionally raw and timely nonfiction book about ten Central American teens and their journeys to the United States.

You can't really tell what time it is when you're in the freezer.

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524717827
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Published: Ember - March 26th, 2019

In development as a television series from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine production company and ABC Studios!

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328810151
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018

Sibert Honor Medalist ∙ New York Public Library Best Of 2018 ∙ The Horn Book’s Fanfare 2018 list ∙ Kirkus Best Books of 2018 ∙ YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Winner

In the tradition of two-time Sibert honor winner Don Brown’s critically acclaimed, full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bow

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

Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU

"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

Brave Face: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534431515
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Published: Simon Pulse - May 21st, 2019

Critically acclaimed author of We Are the Ants—described as having “hints of Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five (School Library Journal)—opens up about what led to an attempted suicide in his teens, and his path back from the experience.

“I wasn’t depressed because I was gay.

Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872867659
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Published: City Lights Books - August 6th, 2019

Chosen a Best Children's Book of the Year by the Bank Street Center

Voted a Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews

A biography for younger readers about one of the most influential activists of our time, who was an early advocate for African Americans and for gay rights.

My Body My Choice: The Fight for Abortion Rights Cover Image
ISBN: 9781459817128
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - May 7th, 2019

Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized,  and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences.

Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every year.

The Book of Spells: The Magick of Witchcraft Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984857026
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 1st, 2019

Complete with over 50 spells and information on the magickal tools and traditions of witchcraft, The Book of Spells is the ultimate guide to healing, manifesting your desires, and diving confidently into the mysteries of magick.

We Say #NeverAgain: Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists Cover Image
By Melissa Falkowski (Editor), Eric Garner (Editor)
ISBN: 9781984849960
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

A journalistic look at the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and the fight for gun control--as told by the student reporters for the school's newspaper and TV station.

Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524741853
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - February 26th, 2019

★ "This amazing outpouring of strength and honesty offers inspirational personal accounts for every reader who wonders what to do when everything seems impossible." --Booklist, starred review

A 2019 Texas Topaz Reading List Selection

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce Cover Image
By Angie Manfredi (Editor)
ISBN: 9781419737503
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 24th, 2019

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