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  • Bonnie and Clyde : a biography

    Bonnie and Clyde : a biography2007

    by Nate Hendley

    (26)

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.155 HEN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War

    Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War2015

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (4,991)

    Summary: From Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of "The Port Chicago 50" and "Bomb "comes a tense, exciting exploration of what the Times deemed "the greatest story of the century": how Daniel Ellsberg...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 SHE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Radioactive! : how Irène Curie & Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world

    Radioactive! : how Irène Curie & Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world2016

    by Winifred Conkling

    (257)

    Summary: "The ... little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb" -- Amazon.com.

    BOOK

    Call #: 539.7 CON YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Behind rebel lines : the incredible story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War spy

    Behind rebel lines : the incredible story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War spy2001

    by Seymour Reit

    (1,818)

    Summary: When war erupts between the States in 1861, President Lincoln makes an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, young Emma Edmonds poses as a man and enlists in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.785 REI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

    In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives2016

    by Kenneth C. Davis

    (1,052)

    Summary: "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" -- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 DAV YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

    Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world2016

    by Rachel Ignotofsky

    (4,944)

    Summary: A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 509.22 IGN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team

    Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team2017

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (2,234)

    Summary: Native American Jim Thorpe became a super athlete and Olympic gold medalist. Indomitable coach Pop Warner was a football mastermind. In 1907 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.332 SHE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Maus I : a survivor's tale : my father bleeds history

    Maus I : a survivor's tale : my father bleeds history1986

    by Art Spiegelman , illustrator

    (266,030)

    Summary: The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5318 SPI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Maus II : a survivor's tale : and here my troubles began

    Maus II : a survivor's tale : and here my troubles began1991

    by Art Spiegelman

    (127,547)

    Summary: A memoir of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and about his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father, his story, and history. Cartoon format portrays Jews...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5418 MAU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam

    Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam2018

    by Elizabeth Partridge

    (799)

    Summary: An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldier, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee.

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 PAR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century

    The grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century2018

    by Neal Bascomb

    (1,479)

    Summary: The story of a group of Allied POWs in WWI who dared to escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.4 BAS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Attucks! : Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city

    Attucks! : Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city2018

    by Phillip M Hoose

    (334)

    Summary: The true story of the all-black high school basketball team that broke the color barrier in segregated 1950s Indiana. By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten teens from...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.323 HOO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Chasing King's killer : the hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin

    Chasing King's killer : the hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin2018

    by James L Swanson

    (2)

    Summary: This is the story of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the hunt for his killer. On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., stepped onto the balcony of Lorraine Motel in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 SWA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roses and radicals : the epic story of how American women won the right to vote

    Roses and radicals : the epic story of how American women won the right to vote2018

    by Susan Zimet

    (301)

    Summary: The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 324.623 ZIM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • They lost their heads! : Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts

    They lost their heads! : Washington's teeth, Einstein's brain, and other famous body parts2018

    by Carlyn Beccia

    (307)

    Summary: From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.07 BEC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

    A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II2019

    by Elizabeth Wein

    (538)

    Summary: Documents the contributions of Soviet airwomen during World War II, examining the formation, obstacles, missions, and legacy of Russia's female combat pilot regiments.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5449 WEI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history

    Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history2019

    by Keith O'Brien

    (72)

    Summary: Keith O'Brien weaves together the stories of five remarkable women: Florence Klingensmith, a high school dropout who worked for a dry cleaner in Fargo, North Dakota; Ruth Elder, an Alabama housewife;...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 629.13 O'BR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance

    The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance2019

    by Don Mitchell

    (177)

    Summary: 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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5486 MIT YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The British monarchy : the changing role of the royal family

    The British monarchy : the changing role of the royal family2020

    by Nicole Horning

    (1)

    Summary: The British monarchy has long been a subject of fascination for many people. Television shows and films have been created to tell the history of influential, long-reigning monarchs such as Queen...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 941.09 HOR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Michelangelo

    Michelangelo1996

    by Gabriella Di Cagno

    Series: Art Masters

    (11)

    Summary: Briefly examines the life of the renowned Italian artist and traces the development of his art.

    BOOK

    Call #: 709.2 MIC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • A queer history of the United States for young people

    A queer history of the United States for young people2019

    by Michael Bronski

    (221)

    Summary: Through engrossing narratives, letters, drawings, poems, and more, the book encourages young readers, of all identities, to feel pride at the accomplishments of the LGBTQ people who came before them...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 BRO YA

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  • Born to fly : the first women's air race across America

    Born to fly : the first women's air race across America2019

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (337)

    Summary: Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first women's air race across the U.S. Follow the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 797.52 SHE YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Out! : how to be your authentic self

    Out! : how to be your authentic self2020

    by Miles McKenna

    (119)

    Summary: Activist Miles McKenna came out on his YouTube channel in 2017, documenting his transition to help other teens navigate their identities and take charge of their own coming out stories. From that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 MCK YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair : inside the 1944 plot to kill Hitler and the ghost children of his revenge

    Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair : inside the 1944 plot to kill Hitler and the ghost children of his revenge2021

    by Ann Bausum

    (72)

    Summary: During the summer of 1944, a secretive network of German officers and civilians conspired to assassinate Adolf Hitler. But their plot to attack the dictator at his Wolf's Lair compound failed, and an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 943.086 BAU YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lemon tree : an Arab, a Jew, and the heart of the Middle East

    The lemon tree : an Arab, a Jew, and the heart of the Middle East2020

    by Sandy Tolan

    (36)

    Summary: In 1967, Bashir Khairi, a twenty-five-year-old Palestinian, journeyed to Israel with the goal of seeing the beloved stone house with the lemon tree behind it that he and his family had fled nineteen...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.94 TOL YA

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  • Bonnie and Clyde : the making of a legend

    Bonnie and Clyde : the making of a legend2018

    by Karen Blumenthal

    (521)

    Summary: Bonnie and Clyde: we've been on a first name basis with them for almost a hundred years. Immortalized in movies, songs, and pop culture references, they are remembered mostly for their storied...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.155 BLU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Get lit rising : Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.

    Get lit rising : Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.2016

    (62)

    Summary: Get to know the Get Lit Players -- a group of teens who use poetry to take on the world -- with this common-core aligned book that sheds light on teen issues through their own poetry and slam poetry...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 808.1 GET YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The 57 bus : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives

    The 57 bus : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives2017

    by Dashka Slater

    (22,075)

    Summary: One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.155 SLA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We should all be feminists
    Staff Pick

    We should all be feminists2015

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (204,892)

    Summary: In this essay -- adapted from her TEDx talk of the same name -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.42 ADI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Eyes of the world : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism

    Eyes of the world : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism2017

    by Marc Aronson

    (185)

    Summary: Robert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees, idealistic and in love. As photographers in the 1930s, they set off to capture their generation's most important struggle -- the fight against...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 070.49 ARO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The amazing book is not on fire : the world of Dan and Phil

    The amazing book is not on fire : the world of Dan and Phil2015

    by Dan Howell

    (17,484)

    Summary: YouTube stars Dan Howell and Phil Lester tell the humorous story of growing up, becoming YouTube stars, and give advice to their teen followers.

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.46 HOW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The March against Fear : the last great walk of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Black power

    The March against Fear : the last great walk of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Black power2017

    by Ann Bausum

    (134)

    Summary: Mississippi. 1966. On a hot June afternoon an African-American man named James Meredith set out to walk through his home state, intending to fight racism and fear with his feet. A seemingly simple...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BAU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The assassination of John K. Kennedy

    The assassination of John K. Kennedy2003

    (2)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.922 ASS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution

    Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution1998

    by Ji-li Jiang

    (12,660)

    Summary: An outstanding student and much admired leader of her class, Ji-Li Jiang was poised for a shining future in the Communist party until the Cultural Revolution of 1966. Told with simplicity, innocence...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.056 JIA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Shakespeare book

    The Shakespeare book2015

    (477)

    Summary: "Whether you are new to the poetry and proses of Shakespeare, and in need of a guide through the complex plots and unfamiliar language, or looking for a fresh perspective on his much-loved plays and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 822.33 SHA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings : a memoir

    Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings : a memoir2015

    by Margarita Engle

    (2,728)

    Summary: In this poetic memoir Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War. Her heart was in Cuba, her mother's tropical island...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 ENG YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • March. Book two

    March. Book two2015

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (24,992)

    Summary: After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The warrior's heart : becoming a man of compassion and courage

    The warrior's heart : becoming a man of compassion and courage2012

    by Eric Greitens

    (1,086)

    Summary: An adaptation of 'The heart and the fist' for teens.

    BOOK

    Call #: 359.984 GRE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • March. Book three

    March. Book three2016

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (17,103)

    Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghosts of war : the true story of a 19-year-old GI

    Ghosts of war : the true story of a 19-year-old GI2010

    by Ryan Smithson

    (1,295)

    Summary: Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two year later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. In this memoir, readers march along one GI's tour of duty. This is an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.7044 SMI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details