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Teen nonfiction new titles

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Brave the page  by Rebecca (Editor) Stern

Brave the page

Rebecca (Editor) Stern

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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"

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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

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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

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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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Diet for a changing climate  by Christy Mihaly

Diet for a changing climate

Christy Mihaly

Book

The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants, invasive and feral species, and bugs are all food for thought....

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Always smile  by Alice Kuipers

Always smile

Alice Kuipers

Book

Carley Allison was an up-and-coming young figure skater and singer who died tragically at the age of 18 of a cancer so rare there were only seven cases in the world. In this book, you will come to know Carley in her own words and in the words of the people...

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What is masculinity? Why does it matter? And other big questions  by Jeffrey Boakye

What is masculinity? Why does it matter? And other big questions

Jeffrey Boakye

Book

Masculinity is being discussed more than ever before, in a range of contexts. People talk about 'toxic masculinity', claim that there is a crisis in masculinity or argue that we need to 'reclaim masculinity'. There have always been many ways of being...

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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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Proud

Proud

Book

A stirring, bold and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors and new talent, giving their unique responses to the broad theme of pride. Each story has an illustration by an artist identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Note to self

Note to self

Book

What do Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Ruth, Kesha, and Kermit the Frog wish they could tell their younger selves? What about a gay NFL player or the most successful female race car driver? CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King shares some of the most mem...

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Bad boys of fashion  by Jennifer Croll

Bad boys of fashion

Jennifer Croll

Book

Sashay away, ladies: it’s the boys’ turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour of daring and different men throughout history who have all used fashion to get what they want. Just as she did in her...

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Inventors, makers, barrier breakers  by Pendred Noyce

Inventors, makers, barrier breakers

Pendred Noyce

Book

What does it take to change the world? This book provides inspiring, in-depth stories of more than 25 diverse American inventors and entrepreneurs from Colonial times to the present. Richly illustrated with photographs in color and black-and-white, I...

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Python for teenagers  by James R. Payne

Python for teenagers

James R. Payne

Book

Discover everything you need to know about Python to turn your passion of programming into a job you'll love. Fueled by fun and practical examples, this book gives high schoolers who want to learn an easy programming language ideas for how to leverage...

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In the shadow of Liberty  by Kenneth C. Davis

In the shadow of Liberty

Kenneth C. Davis

Book

An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents.

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Dyslexia next steps for teens  by Ann-Marie McNicholas

Dyslexia next steps for teens

Ann-Marie McNicholas

Book

This book addresses the most common questions and concerns of teenagers with dyslexia who are preparing for further education or training. Targeted at 14-17 year olds, this engaging and informative guide empowers young people to make informed decisions...

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Voices  by David Elliott

Voices

David Elliott

Book

David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death in a fiery, evocative novel-in-verse.

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The great Nijinsky  by Lynn Curlee

The great Nijinsky

Lynn Curlee

Book

Dance prodigy, sex symbol, gay pioneer, cultural icon--Vaslav Nijinsky rose to fame as the star of the Ballets Russes in Paris before mental illness stole his career and the last thirty years of his life. A tragic story of a great genius, this compelling...

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Idols of K-pop  by Malcolm (Popular music magazine editor) Mackenzie

Idols of K-pop

Malcolm (Popular music magazine editor)...

Book

K-pop is a multi-billion dollar industry that's been bubbling under for years, but the Korean Wave has finally engulfed us all, and boy are we lapping it up. BTS bands are breaking YouTube records, selling out the O2 and basically winning twitter. And...

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Social media savvy  by Elizabeth Raum

Social media savvy

Elizabeth Raum

Book

How many girls your age have a social media account? What are the most popular social media websites? How many followers does the average teenager have? Find the answers to these questions and more while learning how to make a statement on social med...

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Good selfie  by Turia Pitt

Good selfie

Turia Pitt

Book

I'm living proof that, with the right mindset, we truly can achieve anything. And I reckon that the sooner we learn how to nail our mindset, the better. That's why I created Good Selfie, a book for kids and teens containing simple but powerful strategies...

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Parkland speaks

Parkland speaks

Book

Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional...

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Fearless public speaking  by Joy Jones

Fearless public speaking

Joy Jones

Book

Offers advice on how to overcome stage fright, including how to write a speech, how to deliver it, and how to deal with problems that may occur.

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Stand up to OCD!  by Kelly Wood

Stand up to OCD!

Kelly Wood

Book

Imagine each person's brain has a captain and crew. For a person struggling with OCD, it's as if OCD has kidnapped the captain and changed the settings in the brain. Luckily there are plenty of tips and skills you can learn to disobey OCD and not do what...

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The global refugee crisis  by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

The global refugee crisis

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

Book

In 2018 the number of people displaced worldwide by violence, persecution, or natural disaster had reached 68.5 million. The United Nations Refugee Agency estimates that one person is displaced every two seconds. The world faces an unprecedented crisis...

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Riverdish  by Ryan Bloomquist

Riverdish

Ryan Bloomquist

Book

For Archie Andrews, Veronica Lodge, Jughead Jones, and Betty Cooper, high school is more than just pep rallies and milkshakes. Based on the beloved characters from the Archie Comics, Riverdale is a dark, addictive, campy teen thriller that devilishly...

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Speak up!  by Laura Coryton

Speak up!

Laura Coryton

Book

Use your voice to change the world! Don't just read about inspiring women: become one! Launching in time for International Women's Day 2019 - Speak Up! is the must-have empowering book to inspire a whole new generation of rebel girls. Speaking up can...

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#GUYCODE  by Michaela Launerts

#GUYCODE

Michaela Launerts

Book

#GuyCode speaks to Mr Millennials everywhere - the switched on social media generation who are lacking essential social skills for the real world. Helping develop the confidence needed to become the best version of yourself, this book enables the reader...

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Follow your stuff  by Kevin Sylvester

Follow your stuff

Kevin Sylvester

Book

Our cellphones, our clothes, our food: All are everyday things we consider essential, but we seldom think of what and who is involved in making them and getting them into our hands. In Follow Your Stuff, award-winning children's author Kevin Sylvester...

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Rising water  by Marc Aronson

Rising water

Marc Aronson

Book

"On June 23, 2018, twelve members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex in northern Thailand when disaster struck. A rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels, trapping them as they took shelter on a...

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How to draw fashion figures  by Carolyn Franklin

How to draw fashion figures

Carolyn Franklin

Book

The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing fashion - from drawing garments to creating chic...

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Brave face  by Shaun David Hutchinson

Brave face

Shaun David Hutchinson

Book

At nineteen, Hutchinson was struggling to find the vocabulary to understand and accept who he was and how he fit into a community in which he couldn't see himself. Convinced that he couldn't keep going, that he had no future, Hutchinson followed through...

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The Stonewall Riots  by Gayle E. Pitman

The Stonewall Riots

Gayle E. Pitman

Book

This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in t...

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Digging deep  by Laura Scandiffio

Digging deep

Laura Scandiffio

Book

Archaeological finds add to our understanding of the world. This book showcases six discoveries made that changed the way we view history through recent advances in science. Discoveries include new clues about life in the Stone Age gleaned from Ötzi the...

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The hormone diaries  by Hannah Witton

The hormone diaries

Hannah Witton

Book

When Hannah Witton started documenting her journey coming off the pill and re-getting her period, she wasn't anticipating the reaction, from people of all ages, that talking about it would bring. It exposed a glaring gap - the resources and the spaces...

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Guy's guide to four battles every young man must face  by Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray) McKee

Guy's guide to four battles every young man must face

Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray) McKee

Book

Join youth culture expert and author of the popular Guy's Guide to God, Girls, and the Phone in Your Pocket, Jonathan McKee, as he gets real about the four common battles every young man will encounter in his life: 1: Sexual Temptation, 2. Screens, 3...

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The emperor who vanished  by Kavitha Mandana

The emperor who vanished

Kavitha Mandana

Book

If you ever thought history is boring, this funny and astonishing book is the perfect solution! Did you know that... One of India's greatest emperors was erased from all history books for nearly 1,500 years?; Beetles and beetle wings were a much soug...

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The if in life  by Rashad Jennings

The if in life

Rashad Jennings

Book

In his debut book, The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self, former NFL running back and Dancing with the Stars champion Rashad Jennings shares his inspiring story and experiences that will encourage readers to follow...

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Snakebite!  by Charles Hofer

Snakebite!

Charles Hofer

Book

Examines the biology of venomous snakes, the pharmacology and biochemistry of antivenom, its use in treating disease, and the politics of bringing life-saving antivenom drugs to market.

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Fandom  by Francesca DiPiazza

Fandom

Francesca DiPiazza

Book

Have you ever created art based on a TV show or game? Dressed up as your favorite character? If so, you've entered fandom. Tour fandom's history and meet creators who shape fan communities online and in real life.

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Dissenter on the bench  by Victoria Ortiz

Dissenter on the bench

Victoria Ortiz

Book

The life and career of the fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice, now a popular icon, with dramatic accounts of her landmark cases that moved the needle on legal protection of human rights, illustrated with black-and-white archival photographs.

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Teen pioneers  by Ben Hubbard

Teen pioneers

Ben Hubbard

Book

Powerful and inspiring profiles of young people who have changed the world for the better A look at some amazing young people, from activists to entrepreneurs, whose lives and achievements have had a big impact on the world around them. Designed to inspire...

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Soul surfer  by Bethany Hamilton

Soul surfer

Bethany Hamilton

Book

Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer lost her arm in a shark attack off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. Not even the loss of her arm keeps her from returning to surfing, the sport she loves.

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Lord of the flies by William Golding  by Robert Francis

Lord of the flies by William Golding

Robert Francis

Book

Enable students to achieve their best grade in GCSE English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Lord of the Flies throughout the course.This Study and...

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We are here to stay  by Susan Kuklin

We are here to stay

Susan Kuklin

Book

Meet nine courageous young adults who have lived in the United States with a secret for much of their lives: they are not U.S. citizens. They came from Colombia, Mexico, Ghana, Independent Samoa, and Korea. They came seeking education, fleeing violence,...

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You're crushing it  by Lex Croucher

You're crushing it

Lex Croucher

Book

An honest, thoughtful and hilarious survival guide for young people by social media sensation, Lex Croucher. Learn that you can face whatever today throws at you, because it has terrible aim anyway. And realise that only you scrutinise your flaws - s...

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The upset  by Tyler Trent

The upset

Tyler Trent

Book

October 20, 2018, was just another normal Saturday in college football--or so it seemed. Amid all the matchups discussed on ESPN that day, it was a special video featuring the harrowing story of Tyler Trent--along with his bold, yet accurate, prediction...

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I am a feminist  by Monique Polak

I am a feminist

Monique Polak

Book

What is feminism? Why does it still matter? What exactly does intersectionality mean? In order to answer these (and many other) questions, I Am a Feminist first examines the history of feminism and then addresses the issues girls and women continue to...

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You can change the world!  by Margaret Rooke

You can change the world!

Margaret Rooke

Book

This inspirational book tells the stories of more than 50 of today's teenagers who've dared to change the world they live in. It's been written to show other teens they can do the same. Bestselling author Margaret Rooke asks teens about their experiences...

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The mental health and wellbeing workout for teens  by Paula Nagel

The mental health and wellbeing workout for teens

Paula Nagel

Book

This easy-to-understand, engaging guide arms teens with healthy thinking habits and coping strategies for staying on top of their mental health. Using tried and tested therapeutic techniques, readers are given the tools to build their own personalised...

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Be brave

Be brave

Book

Be Brave is a guide for teenagers to help them build self-confidence, inner strength and resilience. It covers a range of topics, from dealing with gossip and cyberbullies to resisting peer pressure, from mastering public speaking to performing live on...

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Be happy

Be happy

Book

Be Happy is a guide to help teenagers focus on all the positives in their life, set goals and discover the best in themselves. It covers a range of topics, from what happiness really is to simple ways to boost your mood, from accepting who you are to...

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Can everyone please calm down?  by Mae Martin

Can everyone please calm down?

Mae Martin

Book

Why do we find sexuality so, well ... scary? Comedian Mae Martin investigates in this hilarious and intelligent guide to 21st century sexuality. Covering everything from the pros and cons of labels, to coming out and the joys of sexual fluidity, Mae ...

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Dear Ally, how do you write a book?  by Ally Carter

Dear Ally, how do you write a book?

Ally Carter

Book

Have you always wanted to write a book, but don't know where to start? Or maybe you're really great at writing the first few chapters but you never quite make it to the end? Or do you finally have a finished manuscript, but you're not sure what to do...

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Adulting 101  by Josh Burnette

Adulting 101

Josh Burnette

Book

Adulting (verb): To do grown-up things and have responsibilities such as a working full time, paying rent, or owning a car. This book will give you what you need to succeed and make a real impact, inspiring you to change the world and be the person you...

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BTS  by Malcolm Croft

BTS

Malcolm Croft

Book

BTS: the ultimate fan book" is a spectacular celebration of the best and brightest K-Pop group from South Korea. Inside you'll explore the songs, the moves and the fashions that have led the Bangtan Boys to worldwide success. Beautifully illustrated...

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The teen kitchen  by Emily Allen

The teen kitchen

Emily Allen

Book

For beginner and budding chefs, this book has step-by-step directions, and introduction to the basic tools a young chef needs, information on how to stay safe in the kitchen, and outlines techniques ranging from knife skills to ingredient swaps to how...

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The buried moon by Kate Forsyth

The buried moon

Kate Forsyth

Book

All of the seven tales in this collection have one thing in common. They are stories of young women who face darkness and danger, but who prevail against the odds because of the brightness of their spirit and the strength of their resolve. The Moon is...

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