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Teen nonfiction new titles

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The science of Fortnite  by James Daley

The science of Fortnite

James Daley

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Drawing in more than a hundred million players in its first year of existence, Fortnite's crazy mix of intense combat, wild weapons, innovative construction mechanics, and eccentric environments has made it one of the most popular online video games in...

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What the eagle sees  by Eldon Yellowhorn

What the eagle sees

Eldon Yellowhorn

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What do people do when their civilization is invaded? Indigenous people have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old...

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Girls who run the world  by Diana (Diana E.) Kapp

Girls who run the world

Diana (Diana E.) Kapp

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Part biography, part business how-to, and fully empowering, this book is the perfect gift for future entrepenuers! With colourful portraits, fun interviews and DIY tips, Girls Who Run the World features the success stories of 30 leading ladies today ...

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Help! Why am I changing  by Susan Akass

Help! Why am I changing

Susan Akass

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A no-nonsense guide that equips children for the many challenging and confusing physical, emotional, and social issues they will face in adolescence. Children are reaching puberty at a much earlier age and therefore face many "teen" issues long before...

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Dreams from many rivers  by Margarita Engle

Dreams from many rivers

Margarita Engle

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A middle grade verse history of Latinos in the United States, told through the voices of many and varied individuals ranging from Juan Ponce de León to modern-day sixth graders.

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Poems to fall in love with

Poems to fall in love with

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In Poems to Fall in Love With Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems about love. This collection celebrates love in all its guises, from silent admiration through passion to tearful resignation. These poems...

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Spies, lies, and disguise  by Jennifer Swanson

Spies, lies, and disguise

Jennifer Swanson

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In the late 1930s, times were desperate. The world found itself at war again, hardly more than twenty years after the First World War had ended - and the stakes were never higher. The leaders of every country involved were left without a choice. They...

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It's not ok to feel blue and other lies

It's not ok to feel blue and other lies

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Last year, Scarlett Curtis and 52 inspirational women wrote an extraordinary anthology on what feminism means to them. The book went on to be a cultural phenomenon and turned the world Pink. This year, it's Blue. We are living in the middle of a mental...

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TV captures terrorism on September 11  by Emma Carlson Berne

TV captures terrorism on September 11

Emma Carlson Berne

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Primary source photographs combined with strong narration bring the horrific events of 9/11 to readers in historical context. People living at the time saw the planes flying into the towers in real time, on television, changing America's understanding...

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TV brings battle into the home with the Vietnam War  by Karen Latchana Kenney

TV brings battle into the home with the Vietnam War

Karen Latchana Kenney

Book

On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the battles and controversies surrounding the Vietnam War to life. People saw the battles in real time, on the nightly news, changing forever how people viewed war. Readers will see...

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TV shows the world freedom as the Berlin Wall falls  by Danielle Smith-Llera

TV shows the world freedom as the Berlin Wall falls

Danielle Smith-Llera

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On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the Berlin Wall to life. Kids will learn about the partition of Berlin after WWII, the cold war tensions between the US and the USSR that led to the building of the wall,...

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Eleanor Roosevelt  by Ilene Cooper

Eleanor Roosevelt

Ilene Cooper

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural icon, she was a woman deeply insecure about...

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The definitive guide to Philip Pullman's His dark materials

The definitive guide to Philip Pullman's His dark materials

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'I know I've returned to it frequently...and I know I'll continue to do so.' Philip Pullman. The extraordinary world of Philip Pullman's best-selling trilogy is explored in all the detail any fan of the books will ever need. With in-depth, chapter-re...

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Powers of a girl  by Lorraine Cink

Powers of a girl

Lorraine Cink

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Explores the lives of exceptional and diverse women of the Marvel Universe. Filled with inspirational lessons and clever observations, each section digs into what these relatable women can teach us all about growth, bravery, and the true meaning of s...

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The miracle & tragedy of the Dionne quintuplets  by Sarah Miller

The miracle & tragedy of the Dionne quintuplets

Sarah Miller

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When they were born on May 28, 1934, quintuplets Yvonne, Annette, Cécile, Émilie, and Marie captivated the world, defying medical history with every breath they took. In an effort to protect them from hucksters and showmen, the Ontario government took...

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Fighting for the forest  by P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell) Pearson

Fighting for the forest

P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell) P...

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When Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in March 1933, the United States was on the brink of economic collapse and environmental disaster. Thirty-four days later, the first of over three million impoverished young men were building parks and reclaiming...

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Behind every great woman is a great cat  by Lulu Mayo

Behind every great woman is a great cat

Lulu Mayo

Book

The uplifting stories of more than 30 cat-loving women-artists, pioneers, writers, and humanitarians -who dared to change and inspire the world are paired with Lulu Mayo's quirky illustrations. These inspiring cat ladies include Florence Nightingale ...

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This is 18

This is 18

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A celebration of girlhood around the world. It provides an immersive look at what it means to be on the cusp of adulthood around the world and across cultures. The empowering and uniquely personal profiles give readers a rare glimpse at the realities...

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100% official

100% official

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100% Unofficial Everything Fortnite is a celebration of everything that's great about the phenomenally successful Fortnite Battle Royale - essential for all gaming pros. Full colour and fully loaded, this annual is packed with reviews, top tips for b...

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Mighty Moe  by Rachel Swaby

Mighty Moe

Rachel Swaby

Book

The untold true story of runner Maureen Wilton, whose world record-breaking marathon time at age thirteen was met first with misogyny and controversy, but ultimately with triumph.

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Black history matters  by Robin Walker

Black history matters

Robin Walker

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An important and hard-hitting chronicle of black history, written by a celebrated black historian. Black history is an integral part of world history. From the injustices of the past and present, we can learn and be inspired to make the world we live...

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101 New Zealand monologues for youth

101 New Zealand monologues for youth

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"101 monologues selected from New Zealand plays that are suitable for performance by young people"--Publisher information.

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An adolescent's guide to ME/CFS  by Vidhima Shetty

An adolescent's guide to ME/CFS

Vidhima Shetty

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"An excellent, concise overview of ME. There is a crisis in (lack of ) health care for these patients. Shetty knows more about ME than most health professionals and demonstrates that one person can make a difference--even a teen. Share this book widely,...

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Chinese Cinderella  by Adeline Yen Mah

Chinese Cinderella

Adeline Yen Mah

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The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage...

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Mindfulness for teens in 10 minutes a day  by Jennie Marie Battistin

Mindfulness for teens in 10 minutes a day

Jennie Marie Battistin

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Stop stressing and start being your best self-master mindfulness for teens in no time. Homework, relationships, social media, life planning... you've got a lot going on, but you don't have to feel overwhelmed by it. In fact, you could actually enjoy life...

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My body's changing  by Anita Ganeri

My body's changing

Anita Ganeri

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A simple and reassuring introduction to periods and body changes for young girls. This easy-to-understand, straightforward book gives clear advice for young readers who want to understand more about the changes in their body that happen during puberty....

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We are displaced  by Malala Yousafzai

We are displaced

Malala Yousafzai

Book

"Malala presents true stories of the refugee experience interwoven with her own story of her displacement in this incredibly moving follow up to her internationally bestselling memoir. Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai ...

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The Selma marches for civil rights  by Steven Otfinoski

The Selma marches for civil rights

Steven Otfinoski

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Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring American history to life and place readers in the shoes of ten people who experienced one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement - the marches from Selma to Montgomery. In March 1965 n...

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Games of deception  by Andrew Maraniss

Games of deception

Andrew Maraniss

Book

The true story of the birth of Olympic basketball at the 1936 Summer Games in Hitler's Germany.

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Why your parents are driving you up the wall and what to do about it  by Dean Burnett

Why your parents are driving you up the wall and what to do about it

Dean Burnett

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An irreverent and empowering guide to help teens improve their relationship with their parents and minimise stress by neuroscientist and internationally bestselling author, Dean Burnett. Get up or you'll miss the best part of the day! You treat this place...

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Queer  by Kathy Belge

Queer

Kathy Belge

Book

A guide that helps LGBT teens come out to friends and family, navigate their new LGBT social life, figure out if a crush is also queer, and rise up against bigotry and homophobia.

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Twinning it!  by Sam Rybka

Twinning it!

Sam Rybka

Book

Follow your dreams, work hard and stay positive to make the impossible possible! In Twinning It!, globally popular acrobatic duo and Youtube sensations Sam and Teagan Rybka share their life story to date, as well as lots of tips and advice for balancing...

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Faking it  by Gabrielle Tozer

Faking it

Gabrielle Tozer

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Reach for the Skai  by Skai Jackson

Reach for the Skai

Skai Jackson

Book

Actress and activist Skai Jackson shares her lessons on life and her rise to stardom in this vibrant memoir about self-acceptance, girl empowerment, and the classy clapback.

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Harry Potter and the cursed child, the journey  by Jody Revenson

Harry Potter and the cursed child, the journey

Jody Revenson

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From London's West End to Broadway and beyond. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has smashed records, collected countless rave reviews, earned dozens of major awards (including the 2018 Tony Award for Best Play), and captivated audiences night after...

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Mo's bows  by Moziah Bridges

Mo's bows

Moziah Bridges

Book

Running a successful business can be hard for anyone, but Moziah Bridges has become a pro at it by managing his own company, Mo's Bows Handmade Bow Ties, since the age of nine. Now you can learn how to create a productive business, too!

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Reviving Ophelia  by Mary Bray Pipher

Reviving Ophelia

Mary Bray Pipher

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In 1994, Reviving Ophelia was published, and it shone a much-needed spotlight on the problems faced by adolescent girls. The book became iconic and helped to reframe the national conversation about what author Mary Pipher called "a girl-poisoning cul...

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Things that make white people uncomfortable  by Michael Bennett

Things that make white people uncomfortable

Michael Bennett

Book

Presents a young readers adaptation of the book that uses humor to discuss racism and violence, denounce the NFL's abuses, and encourage black athletes in the NCAA and NFL to speak out against injustice both on and off the field.

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Child of the dream  by Sharon Robinson

Child of the dream

Sharon Robinson

Book

In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year...

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En pointe  by Chloe Bayliss

En pointe

Chloe Bayliss

Book

Chloe Bayliss was born to perform and thanks to a lot of hard work and determination, she’s on her way to being a ballerina. At sixteen, she gets accepted into an international dance school and everything she dreamed of is about to come true. But the...

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Body brilliant  by Nicola Morgan

Body brilliant

Nicola Morgan

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We're all bombarded with information and images - through the media and our peers - about being too big, too small, being cool, being popular or having the 'right' kind of clothes. This book addresses the body issues that nearly everyone worries about...

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Trans+  by Kathryn Gonzales

Trans+

Kathryn Gonzales

Book

Trans+ : Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You by Karen Rayne, PhD, and Katherine Gonzales, MBA, is an all-inclusive, uncensored guide for teens who are transgender, nonbinary, gender-nonconforming, or gender-fluid. TRANS+ answers all your questions, easy...

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Choosing to live, choosing to die  by Nikki Tate

Choosing to live, choosing to die

Nikki Tate

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There are few decisions more upsetting than deciding if a when the time is right to end a life. Is it more important to protect life at all costs, or to provide individuals with the right to choose what is best for them? Tate provides teenagers with ...

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Be calm

Be calm

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Be Calm is a guide for teenagers to help them learn to be more peaceful and free from worry, and to remain cool in times of stress. It includes various strategies, from yoga and meditation exercises to learning how to manage strong emotions, from rev...

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Be kind

Be kind

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Be Kind is a guide to help teenagers treat others and themselves with respect, compassion and care. It covers a range of topics, from identifying your strengths to accepting your flaws, from letting go of negative thoughts to embracing failure, from ...

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Brave the page  by Rebecca (Editor) Stern

Brave the page

Rebecca (Editor) Stern

Book

The founders of "National Novel Writing Month" offer practical advice on how to organize and commit to writing stories and novels, and includes motivating essays from such popular authors as John Green and Scott Westerfeld.

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Rainbow revolutions  by Jamie Lawson

Rainbow revolutions

Jamie Lawson

Book

On June 28 1969, around one o'clock in the morning, New York City Police raided the Stonewall Inn, a bar in Greenwich Village, New York... What happened that night would come to be a defining moment in the LGBTQ+ rights movement and for queer people....

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A pirate's life for she  by Laura Sook Duncombe

A pirate's life for she

Laura Sook Duncombe

Book

Pirates are an enduring popular subject, depicted often in songs, stories, and Halloween costumes. Yet the truth about pirate women--who they were, why they went to sea, and what their lives were really like--is seldom a part of the conversation. In this...

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The (other) F word

The (other) F word

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The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion...

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Tim & Tigon  by Tim Cope

Tim & Tigon

Tim Cope

Book

Adventurer Tim Cope had a childhood dream: to travel the 10,000 kilometres from Mongolia to Hungary on horseback - a journey undertaken centuries ago by the legendary leader of the Mongols, Genghis Khan. On this journey, Tim met a dog called Tigon. For...

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My story starts here  by Deborah Ellis

My story starts here

Deborah Ellis

Book

Deborah Ellis, activist and award-winning author of The Breadwinner interviews young people involved in the criminal justice system and lets them tell their own stories. Jamar found refuge in a gang after leaving an abusive home where his mother stole...

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We are all Greta  by Valentina Giannella

We are all Greta

Valentina Giannella

Book

Follow in Greta Thunberg's footsteps and join the global mission to save our planet from climate change. With in-depth text and data, this necessary and timely book will answer readers' questions on what climate change means, what its consequences will...

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The chimpanzee & me  by Ben Garrod

The chimpanzee & me

Ben Garrod

Book

This is a unique look at conservation of the species and Ben's life-long love of chimps, illustrated with full colour photos. For over a decade, Ben Garrod has studied chimpanzees to find ways to protect and conserve them. We join Ben on a journey that...

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A light in the darkness  by Albert Marrin

A light in the darkness

Albert Marrin

Book

A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to...

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Marvel encyclopedia

Marvel encyclopedia

Book

Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics' timeless heroes such as Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, and villains like Thanos, Loki, and Kingpin. Keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe with this new edition of DK's best-selling...

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The Tourettes survival kit  by Tara Murphy

The Tourettes survival kit

Tara Murphy

Book

Struggling to manage your tics in the classroom? Worried about your tics in a job interview or on a first date? This survival kit will give you the tools to survive and thrive in every location - at home, school, work or out with friends. Presenting ...

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Obviously  by Akilah Hughes

Obviously

Akilah Hughes

Book

In Akilah Hughes's world, family--and life--are often complicated, but always funny. Through intimate and hilarious essays, Akilah takes readers along on her journey from the small Kentucky town where she was born--and eventually became a spelling bee...

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Teen chef cooks  by 2000- author. Kid Chef Eliana

Teen chef cooks

2000- author. Kid Chef Eliana

Book

More than 75 fresh, flavorful, seasonal recipes from award winning chef and the 2016 Chopped Teen Grand Champion, Eliana de las Casas. With her newest book, Chef Eliana inspires kids, teens, and families to embrace seasonal cooking and to use fresh, ...

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When the world didn't end  by Caroline Kaufman

When the world didn't end

Caroline Kaufman

Book

Kaufman explores the shock, wonder, and beauty of an uncertain future. The poems provide a vivid account of trying to find a path forward while reckoning with the pain of the past, embracing imperfection, and unlearning the language of self-criticism....

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The amazingly disorganised help dictionary  by author Georgia Productions

The amazingly disorganised help dictionary

author Georgia Productions

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The Amazingly Disorganised Help Dictionary is a scrapbook of my brain; how I use my lack of concentration and hyperactivity to be creative, to come up with ideas and to NEVER GIVE UP. It contains random and relatable lists, hot tips, advice, activiti...

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You got this  by Bryony Gordon

You got this

Bryony Gordon

Book

Bestselling author and journalist Bryony Gordon writes her first book for young teens. Sharing 10 crucial life lessons she wished she had known, this is the ultimate guide to growing up with self-respect, esteem, love and confidence, while acknowledging...

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BTS  by Helen (Editor) Brown

BTS

Helen (Editor) Brown

Book

BTS: Kings of K-Pop is the must-have commemorative celebration of BTS, the Korean boy band with a global army of fans. With their talent, dedication, clever choreography, and catchy blend of pop, hip hop and RnB, this must-have fan book offers an ext...

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"I will not be erased"

"I will not be erased"

Book

gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people of colour. In this life-affirming, moving and joyous collection of fourteen essays, gal-dem's talented writers use raw material from their teenage years –...

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Star Wars geektionary.

Star Wars geektionary.

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"First published in the French language by Hackette Livre in 2017. First published in the English langauge in Great Britain 2018 by Egmont UK Limited"--t.p. Verso.

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One person, no vote  by Carol (Carol Elaine) Anderson

One person, no vote

Carol (Carol Elaine) Anderson

Book

In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present. With One Person, No Vote, she chronicles a related...

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Warhead  by Jeff Henigson

Warhead

Jeff Henigson

Book

An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy’s battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children’s Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace. It’s 1986, and Jeff is an...

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Radiant  by Priscilla Shirer

Radiant

Priscilla Shirer

Book

Did you know that God's light can shine through every facet of your identity? Radiant is an invitation for teen girls and young women to enjoy a candid conversation on identity with bestselling author Priscilla Shirer. You'll hear reflections on life...

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The Unabomber  by Bryan Denson

The Unabomber

Bryan Denson

Book

The Unabomber was a lone-wolf terrorist who carried out fourteen bombings that left three people dead and another twenty-three injured. A cunning genius, he dodged his FBI pursuers for nearly two decades, terrifying Americans from coast to coast. Agent...

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Yay! You're gay! Now what?  by Riyadh Khalaf

Yay! You're gay! Now what?

Riyadh Khalaf

Book

Yay! You're gay! Or maybe you're bi. Or maybe you just feel different... in time, that difference will become the greatest gift you could ask for. It will bring you love, a sense of identity, a new community, and eventually the freedom to be yourself....

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Troublemaker for justice  by Jacqueline Houtman

Troublemaker for justice

Jacqueline Houtman

Book

Bayard Rustin believed that every human being deserves respect and dignity. As a child he was taught that we all have a duty to stand up to prejudice and discrimination, and that conflict must be resolved through peaceful, nonviolent means. And so, B...

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Forced to flee  by Laura Padoan

Forced to flee

Laura Padoan

Book

Refugee children explain in their own words and pictures their thoughts, feelings and experiences about having to flee from their home countries. Produced in association with UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), this highly emotive ...

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Respect  by Inti Chavez Perez

Respect

Inti Chavez Perez

Book

The world has changed, and the revelations of the #MeToo movement have raised serious questions about how men are raised to understand consent and their own sexuality. Respect is the first guide to sexual health and relationships built around consent....

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My anxiety handbook  by Sue Knowles

My anxiety handbook

Sue Knowles

Book

Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognize and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries. Showing that anxiety is a normal human emotion that many people face, this...

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How to make money as a kid  by Caleb Maddix

How to make money as a kid

Caleb Maddix

Book

Imagine your kid being 18, having enough money to pay for their college education, living on their own, and having the car of their dreams. Hey, my name is Caleb Maddix and for a while I thought this was impossible, until I had a life changing experience....

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How to college  by Andrea (Andrea Malkin) Brenner

How to college

Andrea (Andrea Malkin) Brenner

Book

The first practical guide of its kind that helps students transition smoothly from high school to college. The transition from high school--and home--to college can be stressful. Students and parents often arrive on campus unprepared for what college...

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The breast book  by Emma Pickett

The breast book

Emma Pickett

Book

When breasts first start to grow, no one talks about it. There aren't any greetings cards that say, 'Woo Hoo! Your breasts are developing!' but you get a birthday card when you are ten and that's just about planet Earth going around the Sun ten times....

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Grammar girl presents the ultimate writing guide for students  by Mignon Fogarty

Grammar girl presents the ultimate writing guide for students

Mignon Fogarty

Book

A guide to English language grammar covers the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation along with information on writing style and a collection of quizzes.

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Solutions for a cleaner, greener planet  by Marc Zimmer

Solutions for a cleaner, greener planet

Marc Zimmer

Book

Environmental chemistry focuses on understanding the planet's most common pollutants. Some of them, such as lead, uranium, and methane, occur naturally. Others, such as DDT, are manufactured by humans. How do they pollute? How do they get into our food,...

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Shark quest  by Karen Romano Young

Shark quest

Karen Romano Young

Book

Readers will learn all about sharks and the human relationship with sharks, including how researchers study sharks at sea and how students can get involved in learning more about sharks and helping to protect these incredible creatures.

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Everything all at once  by Steven Camden

Everything all at once

Steven Camden

Book

An achingly beautiful collection of poems about one week in a secondary school where everything happens all at once. Zooming in across our cast of characters, we share moments that span everything from hoping to make it to the end of the week, facing...

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Undaunted  by Anita Silvey

Undaunted

Anita Silvey

Book

As a young scientist, Birute Mary Galdikas had a mission: To find and study the elusive orangutans of Borneo's rain forest to help protect this amazing and elusive species. Follow her story as she carries out an epic search and struggles to survive w...

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Dracopedia field guide  by William (William Todd) O'Connor

Dracopedia field guide

William (William Todd) O'Connor

Book

A comprehensive manual that will allow readers to identify all dragons of the world, from Amphipteridae through Wyverne.

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Animals go to war  by Connie Goldsmith

Animals go to war

Connie Goldsmith

Book

In the twenty-first century, military marine mammals detect lost equipment and underwater mines. Large rats are trained to find land mines in more than 80 countries. Military working dogs search for explosive devices and other weapons and are trained...

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Landscape drawing  by Mark Bergin

Landscape drawing

Mark Bergin

Book

Landscape drawing is one of the most popular forms of art, and this easy-to-follow guide helps beginners attain the skills needed to capture all the nuances of the outside world. It takes you through the entire process, answering important questions ...

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Your brain needs a hug  by Rae Earl

Your brain needs a hug

Rae Earl

Book

Imbued with a sense of humor, understanding, and hope, Your Brain Needs a Hug is a judgment-free guide for living well with your mind. My Mad Fat Diary author Rae Earl offers her personalized advice on the A to Zs of mental health, social media, family...

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The odd 1s out  by James Rallison

The odd 1s out

James Rallison

Book

Like any shy teen turned young adult, YouTube star James Rallison ("The Odd 1s Out") is used to being on the outside looking in. He wasn't partying in high school or winning football games like his older brother. Instead, he posted comics on the Internet....

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Viral  by Ann Bausum

Viral

Ann Bausum

Book

Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America. Thirty-five years ago, it was a modern-day, mysterious plague. Its earliest victims were mostly gay men, some of the most marginalized people in the country;...

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That's awkward!  by Megan Cooley Peterson

That's awkward!

Megan Cooley Peterson

Book

Provides tools and coping mechanisms to help deal with embarrassing and awkward situations, and how to move on from these situations.

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The science of quiet people  by Ruth Bjorklund

The science of quiet people

Ruth Bjorklund

Book

Introduces readers to all the ways that a person can be "shy", "introverted", and "anxious", exploring the biological reasons for quieter and less social personalities.

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Quiet confidence  by Karen Latchana Kenney

Quiet confidence

Karen Latchana Kenney

Book

This books helps readers figure out who they are, who they want to be, how to accept themselves, and how to use their strengths to be the best that they can be.

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Getting out and getting along  by Karen Latchana Kenney

Getting out and getting along

Karen Latchana Kenney

Book

Some people are comfortable being alone most of the time. Others wish they had more courage and confidence to make more friends. Maybe you're somewhere in between or just want to have better social skills out in the world. This book provides coping s...

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Welcome to your period!  by Yumi Stynes

Welcome to your period!

Yumi Stynes

Book

A frank, funny, age-appropriate guide for pre-teens about getting your period, from Dr Melissa Kang (former Dolly Doctor) and Yumi Stynes, creator of the hit podcast Ladies, We Need to Talk. Getting your period for the first time can be mortifying, weird...

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