Auckland Libraries: Teen nonfiction new titles

Teen nonfiction new titles

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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女孩指南  by Marawa Ibrahim

女孩指南

Marawa Ibrahim

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Growing up is fun, but it's tough, too. There are a lot of unknowns and it can be weird and messy for girls. Worry not! This book covers everything girls need to know, and it's all been reviewed and fact-checked by medical consultant Dr. Radha Modgil....

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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

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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

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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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100% unofficial Fortnite pro guide  by Daniel Lipscombe

100% unofficial Fortnite pro guide

Daniel Lipscombe

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The 100% Unofficial Fortnite Essential Pro Guide will take you to the next level of Fortnite game play. Inside, you'll find out how to build and edit quickly and effectively, outbuilding your enemies by following step-by-step instructions to create a...

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Fashion design lookbook  by Blandine Lelarge

Fashion design lookbook

Blandine Lelarge

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Fashion Design Lookbook is the quintessential resource for today's young, fashion-forward artist. With myriad colourful, trendy styles to draw or paint in a variety of media, up-and-coming designers and aspiring illustrators alike will learn how to develop...

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BTS  by Malcolm Croft

BTS

Malcolm Croft

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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

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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

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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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Fashion rebels  by Carlyn Beccia

Fashion rebels

Carlyn Beccia

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Throughout time, daring women have made fashion choices that have altered the course of history. From Marie Antoinette, who wore a hairstyle as large as her presence, to Coco Chanel, who imagined a world without rib crushing corsets and heavy gowns, ...

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Stories for South Asian supergirls  by Raj Kaur Khaira

Stories for South Asian supergirls

Raj Kaur Khaira

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South Asian girls will have a chance to dream about lives for themselves that radically differ from the limited narratives written for them by their culture, wider society and the media. Through the inspirational stories of 50 famous and under-celebrated...

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Be more Yoda  by Christian Blauvelt

Be more Yoda

Christian Blauvelt

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Whether you are tackling impossible deadlines, copuing with relationship struggles, or simply trying to save the galaxy from your overbearing father, just take a pause and ask yourself, "What would Yoda do?" Inspiring words of wisdom from Master Yoda...

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The breast book  by Emma Pickett

The breast book

Emma Pickett

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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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A quick & easy guide to queer & trans identities  by Mady (Mady M. Giuliani) G

A quick & easy guide to queer & trans identities

Mady (Mady M. Giuliani) G

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Covering essential topics like sexuality, gender identity, coming out, and navigating relationships, this guide explains the spectrum of human experience through informative comics, interviews, worksheets, and imaginative examples. A great starting point...

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Knits for teens  by Lee Gant

Knits for teens

Lee Gant

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Teens have a unique fashion outlook, prizing both comfort and style, and the 16 pieces in this knitwear collection meet those high standards. The sweaters, jackets, dresses, tops, and skirts are all easy to wear, versatile pieces that will become ins...

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Yes she can  by Jenna Brayton

Yes she can

Jenna Brayton

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An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference.

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Renegade women in film & TV  by Elizabeth Weitzman

Renegade women in film & TV

Elizabeth Weitzman

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A charmingly illustrated and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry. Renegade Women: 50 Game Changers in Film and TV blends stunning illust...

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Why haven't we seen aliens?  by Stephen Ertle-Rickard

Why haven't we seen aliens?

Stephen Ertle-Rickard

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If there really is alien life elsewhere in the Universe, then it's reasonable to ask why we haven't seen it. Surely planet Earth must have been visited by aliens, if they exist. Does that mean that alien life doesn't exist? This book uses our knowledge...

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What makes us girls  by Brittany Pettibone

What makes us girls

Brittany Pettibone

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We cannot give what we do not have. So, if we do not love ourselves, or even if we are too obsessed with ourselves, how then can we love others? What Makes Us Girls examines the topic of self-worth through a modern cultural lens. Using examples from ...

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It's Trevor Noah  by Trevor Noah

It's Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

Book

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa, with a black South African mother and a white European father at a time when it was against the law for a mixed-race child like him to exist. But he did exist...

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The rose that grew from concrete  by Tupac Shakur

The rose that grew from concrete

Tupac Shakur

Book

A collection of deeply personal poems by Tupac Shakur - a mirror into his enigmatic world and its many contradicitions written from the time he was nineteen.

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Life  by Martin Jenkins

Life

Martin Jenkins

Book

Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life on earth. Discover the fascinating story of our planet, from the formation of the universe to the first mammals, and all the incredible life that flourished...

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No weigh!  by Signe Darpinian

No weigh!

Signe Darpinian

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This workbook has everything you need to achieve connected eating, body positivity, and balanced exercise. It helps you stay well-informed about how bodies change emotionally and physically in the teen years, and why good nutrition is critical for growth...

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A cave in the clouds  by Badeeah Hassan Ahmed

A cave in the clouds

Badeeah Hassan Ahmed

Book

Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of...

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The Fortnite guide to staying alive  by Damien Kuhn

The Fortnite guide to staying alive

Damien Kuhn

Book

"Proven, fast levelling strategies that will help you win matches and maximize the XP you earn each season. What do World Cup soccer players, Drake, and 125 million other people have in common? They all play Fortnite! And now with The Fortnite Guide to...

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Marvel Spider-man character encyclopedia  by Daniel Wallace

Marvel Spider-man character encyclopedia

Daniel Wallace

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Discover fascinating facts about Marvel comics' friendly neighborhood hero, Spider-Man, and read in-depth profiles of over 200 Marvel super heroes and villains from the amazing Spider-Man comics. DK's Spider-Man Character Encyclopedia is created in f...

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Stand up, stand out!  by Kay Woodward

Stand up, stand out!

Kay Woodward

Book

From ancient heroes to modern-day rebels, Stand Up, Stand Out! is the ultimate guide to inspiring tales of human passion and courage. Meet 25 of the bravest humans of all time! These fascinating rebel heroes stood up for that they believed in, spoke ...

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Shine from within  by Amanda Rootsey

Shine from within

Amanda Rootsey

Book

Shine from Within is the go-to guide to help girls navigate their teen years with a positive, fresh take on self-image and overall wellbeing. Amanda Rootsey brings a wealth of experience not only from her own teenage years but also from her work with...

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The teenager's guide to life, the universe & being awesome  by Andrew Cope

The teenager's guide to life, the universe & being awesome

Andrew Cope

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Congratulations, you're already awesome. You are the best in the world at being you. The problem is that it's easy to forget! This book is a reminder that you are awesome and a prompt for bigger and better things. It asks not what you want from life,...

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The unexpected truth about animals  by Lucy Cooke

The unexpected truth about animals

Lucy Cooke

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Humans have walked on the moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it come to understanding animals we still have a long way to go. We once thought that eels spontaneously generated from mud and that bears gave birth to formless lumps which they...

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Astrophysics for young people in a hurry  by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for young people in a hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Book

America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.

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The young person's guide to the modern world  by Richard Daniel Curtis

The young person's guide to the modern world

Richard Daniel Curtis

Book

Finding your way in the 21st century is not an easy ride. There are so many things out there that your parents never had to deal with and sometimes it's hard to find someone to understand. There are pressures put on you from your parents, school and ...

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Life sucks  by Michael Bennett

Life sucks

Michael Bennett

Book

From New York Times best-selling authors Michael I. Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett--a book for teens that shows readers that we all deal with crap in our lives and how to laugh at some of the things we can't control. Being a teenager can suck. Your friends...

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I just keep wondering  by Larry Scheckel

I just keep wondering

Larry Scheckel

Book

Here you’ll find entertaining and expansive answers to 121 questions you didn’t even know you had, such as: Why can’t you tickle yourself? Why are cooking directions different at high altitude? Why does the full moon look really big on the horizon but...

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Mary Shelley  by Catherine Reef

Mary Shelley

Catherine Reef

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On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary histo...

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Soaring earth  by Margarita Engle

Soaring earth

Margarita Engle

Book

Memoir in verse of Margarita Engle's teenage years in Los Angeles against the turbulent backdrop of the Vietnam War. Addresses the notions of peace, civil rights, freedom of expression, and environmental protection. A companion and follow-up to Engle's...

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Live fearless  by Sadie Robertson

Live fearless

Sadie Robertson

Book

Tired of fear, loneliness, anxiety, and not knowing who you are or what you're meant to do? Robertson shares her story of overcoming anxiety and fear, and takes you along on her journey of transformation that has left her living a fearless life. As you...

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Be more Vader  by Christian Blauvelt

Be more Vader

Christian Blauvelt

Book

Are you stuck in a rut at work? Regardless of whether you're forever fixing the office printer, building the Death Star, or training a Sith Apprentice, seize the moment and ask yourself, "What would Vader do?" Get ahead of the competition with advice...

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Google it  by Anna Crowley Redding

Google it

Anna Crowley Redding

Book

From a college project made out of knock-off Legos to one of the most influential companies in the world, award-winning investigative reporter Anna Redding shares the true story of Google, its history, its innovations, and where it will take us next.

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We are not yet equal  by Carol (Carol Elaine) Anderson

We are not yet equal

Carol (Carol Elaine) Anderson

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When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the...

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Resisters  by Lauren Sharkey

Resisters

Lauren Sharkey

Book

'We're not the future. We're doing it right now.' Young girls and women are uniting across the world to create change, have their voices heard and stand up for what they believe in. In this bold and brilliantly inspiring book, Lauren Sharkey profiles...

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Girl mogul  by Tiffany Pham

Girl mogul

Tiffany Pham

Book

No matter who you are or where you come from, this book can help you define success, envision it, and make it happen--in school, in your personal life, and at work. Get ready to awaken all the awesomeness that is already inside of you.

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She takes a stand  by Michael Elsohn Ross

She takes a stand

Michael Elsohn Ross

Book

Portraits of brave women from the late 1800s through today--role models who are passionate about important issues A source of inspiration for young women with strong social convictions, She Takes a Stand highlights 16 extraordinary women who have fought...

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The lady is a spy  by Don Mitchell

The lady is a spy

Don Mitchell

Book

When Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, Virginia Hall was traveling in Europe. Which was dangerous enough, but as fighting erupted across the continent, instead of returning home, she headed to France. In a country divided between freedom and...

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Dear teen me

Dear teen me

Book

"How many times have you looked back on your teenage years and cringed, wishing you could offer your younger self some guidance? This book of nearly 70 letters by top young adult authors - including bestselling writers Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, and...

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Stuff you need to know  by Patricia Weaver

Stuff you need to know

Patricia Weaver

Book

A new type of personal guidebook designed specifically for adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Stuff You Need to Know features the Blended Icon & Text System (BITS) which melds specially designed icons with key v...

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The master guide to drawing anime. Tips & tricks  by Christopher Hart

The master guide to drawing anime. Tips & tricks

Christopher Hart

Book

"This is the guide that every anime and manga artist needs! Chris Hart delves deep into the specifics of drawing anime characters and scenes, covering every aspect of anime forms and revealing his secrets for developing a complete picture. New tutori...

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Period

Period

Book

In this collection, writers of various ages and across racial, cultural, and gender identities share stories about the period. Each of our twelve authors brings an individual perspective and sensibility. They write about homeless periods, nonexistent...

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Funny, you don't look autistic  by Michael McCreary

Funny, you don't look autistic

Michael McCreary

Book

Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, autism "looks" different for just...

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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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The illustrated world of Mortal engines  by Philip Reeve

The illustrated world of Mortal engines

Philip Reeve

Book

"Mortal engines launched Philip Reeve's brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future. Now, in time for the film debut, the critically acclaimed Mortal engines quartet...

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Selfie made  by Meridith Rojas

Selfie made

Meridith Rojas

Book

"Whether you want to be a social star or online entrepreneur, Meridith has you covered! Sharing her personal and zany stories while providing real-world advice, Meridith gives a peek behind the curtain of DigiTour and what it's been like working with...

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Feminism is...  by Alexandra Black

Feminism is...

Alexandra Black

Book

"A lively and accessible book for teens on the history, pioneers, theories, questions, arguments, and daily reality of feminism today. What is feminism? Combining insightful text with graphic illustrations, this engaging book introduces young adult readers...

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Nevertheless, we persisted

Nevertheless, we persisted

Book

"A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many...

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Dealing with the crap  by Joy U. Sylvia

Dealing with the crap

Joy U. Sylvia

Book

"Dealing with the crap is intended for teenagers and young adults (plus their families and friends) who are dealing with anxiety and /or depression and their many cohorts - anger, panic, fear, irritability, shame, embarrassment, isolation, rage, mood...

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A thousand sisters  by Elizabeth Wein

A thousand sisters

Elizabeth Wein

Book

In the early years of World War II, Josef Stalin issued an order that made the Soviet Union the first country in the world to allow female pilots to fly in combat. Led by Marina Raskova, these three regiments, including the 588th Night Bomber...

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A girl's guide to kicking goals  by Steph Claire Smith

A girl's guide to kicking goals

Steph Claire Smith

Book

"Growing up is hard for everyone. A Girl's Guide to Kicking Goals is about growing confidence in yourself even while your body changes. It's a guide to smashing your goals and, when you don't, bouncing back and trying again. Learn to be kind to yourself;...

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Dear heartbreak

Dear heartbreak

Book

"In this powerful collection, well-known YA authors answer real letters from teens all over the world about the dark side of love: cheating, betrayals, break-ups, dating violence, and loneliness. This book contains a raw, no-holds-barred outpouring of...

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Body positive power  by Megan Jayne Crabbe

Body positive power

Megan Jayne Crabbe

Book

"We believe that our bodies are the problem, but the truth is that our bodies are not the problem. Megan's body image issues began when she was five years old. She spent her childhood chasing thinness, and at fourteen found herself spiralling into an...

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Service stations and other liminal spaces

Service stations and other liminal spaces

Book

Collection of poetry and short stories written by teenagers conveying the attitudes of young New Zealanders.

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Undefeated  by Steve Sheinkin

Undefeated

Steve Sheinkin

Book

"A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"--

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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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Let me tell you my story

Let me tell you my story

Book

"Over the course of two years, a group of award-winning photographers, filmmakers, painters, and writers trailed and documented the flood of refugees pouring into the West from the Middle East and Africa, recording the refugees' firsthand accounts of...

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How to survive in a Stranger Things world

How to survive in a Stranger Things world

Book

Does life seem strange? Is the world feeling upside down? Filled with photographs and simple truths from the hit Netflix series STRANGER THINGS, this guide will help you navigate school, relationships, and the occasional parallel dimension.

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Why Don't We  by author Why Don't We (Musical group)

Why Don't We

author Why Don't We (Musical group)

Book

In the Limelight is the official Why Don't We autobiography, full of never-before-seen photos and behind-the-scenes info about one of today's hottest bands. When five guys decided to form a band, they never imagined that they would go from playing music...

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Period power  by Nadya Okamoto

Period power

Nadya Okamoto

Book

For centuries, periods have been a taboo subject. They're embarrassing. They're gross. And they are misunderstood. Okamoto shows that, because of these stigmas, a status quo has been established to exclude people who menstruate from the seat at the.....

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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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100% unofficial Fortnite essential guide

100% unofficial Fortnite essential guide

Book

"A gamers' guide to the phenomenally successful Fortnite Battle Royale, this full-colour illustrated unofficial handbook guides novice players from the basics through to more advanced gameplay. Featuring tips on game editions and modes, character and...

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Glimmer of hope

Glimmer of hope

Book

"Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders about the reaction to the tragedy at Margery Stoneman Douglas High School, the March for Our Lives, and the onmgoing fight to end gun violence in the Unitted States....

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Putting peace first  by Eric David Dawson

Putting peace first

Eric David Dawson

Book

"Seven strategies that children can use to make an impact in their communities and promote peace and tolerance"--

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Glimmer of hope

Glimmer of hope

Book

"Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders. Glimmer of Hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-le...

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Our stories, our voices

Our stories, our voices

Book

In this collection of essays, young adult authors explore their experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America. They explore themes on the intersection of race and gender; women and weight; first sexual experience; the devastation...

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An encyclopedia of strategy for Fortniters  by Jason Rich

An encyclopedia of strategy for Fortniters

Jason Rich

Book

"An essential reference for any Fortnite: Battle Royale player that explains everything you need to know in order to successfully control your characters and leave the final circle victorious. Whether you're a novice or a more-experienced gamer, this...

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Teen trailblazers  by Jennifer Calvert

Teen trailblazers

Jennifer Calvert

Book

This fascinating book features 30 young women who accomplished remarkable things before their twentieth birthdays. Visually compelling with original illustrations, this book will inspire the next generation of strong, fearless women.. -- Amazon.com.

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My polar dream  by Jade Hameister

My polar dream

Jade Hameister

Book

Fourteen-year-old Jade Hameister had a dream: to complete the Polar Hat Trick. In 2015, she skied to the North Pole. In 2016, she completed the Greenland Crossing. In 2018, she arrived at the South Pole. This is the story of an adventurer who never gave...

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Social media and mental health  by Claire (Lecturer in social policy) Edwards

Social media and mental health

Claire (Lecturer in social policy) ...

Book

What's on your mind? This illustrated teen's guide to surviving social media will offer handy tips on what platforms are out there, outline how and why social media can affect your mental health, and give you tips on how to keep yourself safe online....

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Fortnite  by Grant (Video gamer) Turner

Fortnite

Grant (Video gamer) Turner

Book

"Are you ready to take your game to the next level and dominate your opponents? Ready to learn how to destroy your fellow gamers and win the ultimate Battle Royale? If so, you're ready for Fortnite: The Ultimate Unauthorized Guide. Starting with simp...

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Girls write now

Girls write now

Book

"Teenage girls tell their most urgent stories in personal essays, punctuated by inspiration and advice from Zadie Smith, Roxane Gay, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, and more of today's great writers. Girls Write Now: Two Decades...

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Fresh ink

Fresh ink

Book

"An anthology featuring award-winning diverse authors about diverse characters. Short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play explore such topics as gentrification, acceptance, untimely death, coming out, and poverty, and range in genre from con...

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The greatest  by Walter Dean Myers

The greatest

Walter Dean Myers

Book

An illustrated biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali that addresses his politics, his fight against Parkinson's disease, and boxing's dangers.

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Trans global  by Honor Head

Trans global

Honor Head

Book

"The whole concept of gender identity is being increasingly challenged and words such as non-binary, pansexual, transgender, cisgender and gender dysphoria are becoming commonplace. This book explores the cultures and people of the past who have embr...

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Tough mothers  by Jason Porath

Tough mothers

Jason Porath

Book

Offers examples of fifty real-life matriarchs who gave everything to protect their children and causes, from Sojourner Truth's legal campaign against slavery to Irena Sender's advocacy on behalf of young Holocaust victims.

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Steal this country  by Alexandra Styron

Steal this country

Alexandra Styron

Book

"Inspired by Abbie Hoffman's radical classic, Steal This Book, author Alexandra Styron's call for resistance and citizen activism will clearly be heard by young people who don't accept it is what it is, who want to make sure everybody gets an equal piece...

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History vs women  by Anita Sarkeesian

History vs women

Anita Sarkeesian

Book

"Looking through the ages and across the globe, [the authors] have reclaimed the stories of twenty-five remarkable women who dared to defy history and change the world around them. From Mongolian wrestlers to Chinese pirates, Native American ballerinas...

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Zen teen  by Tanya Carroll Richardson

Zen teen

Tanya Carroll Richardson

Book

"In the last decade, studies have reported a drastic rise in teens who experience anxiety, panic, and an inability to cope with the pressures of daily life. As mental health challenges become less stigmatized, young people are more likely than ever before...

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(Don't) call me crazy

(Don't) call me crazy

Book

"An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

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Obsessed  by Allison author. Britz

Obsessed

Allison author. Britz

Book

"A brave teen recounts her debilitating struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder--and brings readers through every painful step as she finds her way to the other side--in this powerful and inspiring memoir. Until sophomore year of high school,...

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Trans teen survival guide  by Owl Fisher

Trans teen survival guide

Owl Fisher

Book

"Frank, friendly, and funny, the Trans Teen Survival Guide will inform, empower, and arm you with all the tips, confidence, and practical advice needed to navigate life as a trans teen. Wondering how to come out to your family and friends, what it's like...

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Open your mind  by Gemma Cairney

Open your mind

Gemma Cairney

Book

Full of honest and practical advice from Gemma Cairney and a whole host of trained professionals and real people, Open Your Mind is the best friend of a book everyone needs. From stress, trauma and anxiety, to your place in the world and everything in...

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This moment is your life (and so is this one)  by Mariam Gates

This moment is your life (and so is this one)

Mariam Gates

Book

"This lively, hands-on guide to meditation, mindfulness, and yoga is a perfect introduction for tweens and teens. Don't just do something, be here.The key to happiness is being able to find comfort in this moment, here and now. When you are completely...

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The faithful spy  by John Hendrix

The faithful spy

John Hendrix

Book

"Adolf Hitler's Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the establi...

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The grand escape  by Neal Bascomb

The grand escape

Neal Bascomb

Book

"The story of a group of Allied POWs in WWI who dared to escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden."--Provided by publisher.

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School fundraising

School fundraising

Book

"Are you in charge of fundraising for prom? What about a mission trip? A band trip? An overseas opportunity? If you've ever had to fundraise for a big event, you know how hard it can be. This book provides you with 101 fun and easy ideas to get the b...

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