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  • The 1940s

    The 1940s1999

    by Michael Uschan V

    Series: A Cultural History Of The United States Through The Decades

    (6)

    Summary: Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of one of the pivotal decades of the twentieth century, a period of transition and crisis for the nation and for its citizens.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.918 USC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

    Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir2017

    by Lorina Mapa

    (423)

    Summary: A graphic memoir about growing up in the Philippines in the 1980s with Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos and the EDSA Revolution. When she learns of her beloved father's fatal car accident,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.9 MAP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Abortion

    Abortion2018

    by Barbara Wexler

    (1)

    Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.46 WEX YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Buried lives : the enslaved people of George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Buried lives : the enslaved people of George Washington's Mount Vernon2018

    by Carla Killough McClafferty

    (77)

    Summary: When he was eleven years old, George Washington inherited ten human beings. The life of the first president has been well chronicled, but the lives of the people of color he owned -- the people who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 MCC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and the war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America

    Spooked! : how a radio broadcast and the war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of America2018

    by Gail Jarrow

    (501)

    Summary: Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.44 JAR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Women in America

    Women in America2018

    by Erin Brown

    Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.4 BRO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive

    Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive2014

    by Laura Hillenbrand

    (4,784)

    Summary: "On a May afternoon in 1943, an American military plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5472 HIL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Battle of the Bulge : adapted from The guns at last light

    Battle of the Bulge : adapted from The guns at last light2015

    by Rick Atkinson

    (108)

    Summary: An account of the Battle of the Bulge, Nazi Germany's last concerted attempt to halt the American Army advance in Europe.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5421 ATK YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Uprooted : the Japanese American experience during World War II

    Uprooted : the Japanese American experience during World War II2016

    by Albert Marrin

    (437)

    Summary: "On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II." -- Amazon.com.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5317 MAR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Dive! : World War II stories of sailors & submarines in the Pacific

    Dive! : World War II stories of sailors & submarines in the Pacific2016

    by Deborah Hopkinson

    (184)

    Summary: The story of America's little known war-within-a war -- that of the "silent service" -- U.S. submarine warfare during World War II.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5426 HOP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • With their eyes : September 11th, the view from a high school at ground zero

    With their eyes : September 11th, the view from a high school at ground zero2002

    (651)

    Summary: The students of Stuyvesant High School, located a few blocks away from the World Trade Center, provide a dramatization of the events of September 11, 2001 from their perspectives.

    BOOK

    Call #: 812 WIT YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Warriors don't cry : the searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High

    Warriors don't cry : the searing memoir of the battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High2007

    by Melba Beals

    (12,551)

    Summary: The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she committed to being one of the first African...  more »

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    Call #: 379.2 BEA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The fifth estate : extreme viewpoints from alternative media

    The fifth estate : extreme viewpoints from alternative media2018

    Summary: The influence of what is known as The Fifth Estate, which is viewpoints and journalism generated outside of the mainstream press, has risen thanks to the emergence of blogs and social media. How...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 302.23 FIF YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Four perfect pebbles : a true story of the Holocaust

    Four perfect pebbles : a true story of the Holocaust2016

    by Marion Blumenthal Lazan

    (6,066)

    Summary: Marion Blumenthal Lazan's memoir of the devastating years that shaped her childhood.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5318 LAZ YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Race and ethnicity in America

    Race and ethnicity in America2018

    by Erin Brown

    Summary: Examines the differences between minority groups and white Americans across the economic, political, and social spectra. Explores the experience of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.8 BRO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot

    Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot2018

    by Winifred Conkling

    (410)

    Summary: Relates the story of the 19th Amendment and the nearly eighty-year fight for voting rights for women, covering not only the suffragists' achievements and politics, but also the private journeys that led them to become women's champions.

    BOOK

    Call #: 324.623 CON YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Feminism

    Feminism2018

    Summary: Nearly a half-century after the women's liberation movement, women have achieved things that their grandmothers might only have dreamed. Now that women work in boardrooms, executive suites, and top...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.42 FEM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Black lives matter

    Black lives matter2019

    (6)

    Summary: In 2012, a seventeen-year-old African American boy named Trayvon Martin was murdered in cold blood by a neighborhood vigilante. When the murderer was acquitted, shock waves ran through African...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BLA 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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  • Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment

    Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment2018

    by Larry Dane Brimner

    (76)

    Summary: Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 BRI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask

    Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask2021

    by Anton Treuer

    (81)

    Summary: From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from "Why is there such a fuss...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 970.00497 TRE YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

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  • Piracy : from the high seas to the digital age

    Piracy : from the high seas to the digital age2019

    by Jennifer Lombardo

    Summary: When most people think of pirates, they think of buccaneers sailing the seas in search of treasure. However, piracy has changed over time, and many of today's most fearsome pirates work behind...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 910.45 LOM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The Black Death : bubonic plague attacks Europe

    The Black Death : bubonic plague attacks Europe2017

    by Emily Jankowski Mahoney

    Series: Drug Education Library

    BOOK

    Call #: 614.49 MAH YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Refugees throughout history : searching for safety

    Refugees throughout history : searching for safety2018

    by Gary Wiener

    Summary: Refugees search for safety in new countries after they are forced to leave home, but some people are afraid of them and treat them poorly in the countries they escape to. Learning about the history...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 WIE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The French Revolution : the power of the people

    The French Revolution : the power of the people2017

    by Karen Diane Haywood

    Series: World History (Lucent Books)

    BOOK

    Call #: 944.04 HAY YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Rise of ISIS : the modern age of terrorism

    Rise of ISIS : the modern age of terrorism2017

    by Caroline Kennon

    Series: World History Series

    Summary: "ISIS is a significant threat to modern society--it has caused the deaths of thousands and the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment around the world, despite the fact that prominent Muslim leaders have...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956 KEN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • World War I and the rise of global conflict

    World War I and the rise of global conflict2017

    by Elizabeth Morgan

    Series: World History Series

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.4 MOR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The women's movement and the rise of feminism

    The women's movement and the rise of feminism2019

    by Nicole Horning

    Summary: What is feminism? How has the global fight for women's rights changed from the time of suffragettes to the women's marches held around the world in 2017? As readers explore the answers to these...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.42 HOR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • 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

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  • Vietnam : a history of the war

    Vietnam : a history of the war2016

    by Russell Freedman

    (202)

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 FRE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The Cold War

    The Cold War2002

    Series: Turning Points In World History

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.92 COL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Death & destruction : all the grim, gruesome, and gory parts of history's dark side

    Death & destruction : all the grim, gruesome, and gory parts of history's dark side2016

    by Sandra Lawrence

    Series: Hideous History

    (27)

    Summary: "All the grim, gruesome, and gory bits of history they never teach you in school! From the exploits of American gangster Al Capone to the wars of King Richard III to the prophecies of Russian mystic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 909 LAW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea

    Every falling star : the true story of how I survived and escaped North Korea2016

    by Sungju Lee

    (3,337)

    Summary: "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.93 LEE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Sabotage : the mission to destroy Hitler's atomic bomb

    Sabotage : the mission to destroy Hitler's atomic bomb2016

    by Neal Bascomb

    (584)

    Summary: The invasion begins at night, with German cruisers slipping into harbor, and soon the Nazis occupy all of Norway. They station soldiers throughout the country. They institute martial rule. And at...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5486 BAS YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Carry the rock : race, football, and the soul of an American city

    Carry the rock : race, football, and the soul of an American city2010

    by Jay Jennings

    (47)

    Summary: The author, a native son of Little Rock, returned to his hometown to take the pulse of the city and school some fifty years after the desegregation of Central High. In the football team he found that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 796.332 JEN 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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  • 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

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  • The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

    The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club2015

    by Phillip M Hoose

    (4,643)

    Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5348 HOO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The freedom summer murders

    The freedom summer murders2014

    by Don Mitchell

    (629)

    Summary: Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 MIT YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia

    The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia2014

    by Candace Fleming

    (9,482)

    Summary: From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes a heartrending narrative nonfiction page-turner--and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. When Russia's last tsar,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 947 FLE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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