• Boys Will Be Human

    Boys Will Be Human

    Baldoni, Justin

    "Have you ever noticed that there are unwritten rules that tell boys how to act, think, and feel? Nobody knows where they came from, but one day--BAM!--you suddenly feel these invisible forces pushing you to follow the rules of masculinity, even if they don't make you happy. This get-real guidebook isn't about learning the rules of the Boys' Club--it's about UNLEARNING them and figuring out how to be brave...smart...cool...confident...strong."--

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  • Black Internet Effect

    Black Internet Effect

    Charles, Shavone

    "Musician and technology phenom Shavone Charles explores how curiosity and nerve led her from a small college in Merced, California, to some of the most influential spaces in the tech world: from Google to Twitter to eventually landing a spot on the coveted Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Grateful for being the first in many spaces, but passionate about being neither the last nor the only, Charles tells her story in the hopes of guiding others and shaping a future where people, particularly women of color, feel empowered to make space for themselves and challenge society's status quos"--

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  • A Path to the World

    A Path to the World

    "A chorus of essays from a variety of voices, backgrounds, and experiences, exploring what it means to be human and true to yourself. What does it mean to be yourself? To be born here or somewhere else? To be from one family instead of another? What does it mean to be human? Collected by Lori Carlson-Hijuelos, A Path to the World showcases essays by a vast variety of luminaries--from Gary Soto to Nawal Nasrallah to Ying Ying Yu, from chefs to artists to teens to philosophers to politicians (keep your eyes peeled for a surprise appearance by George Washington)--all of...

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  • The Secret World of Lichens

    The Secret World of Lichens

    McMullin, Troy

    "An introduction to the hidden world of lichens - what they are, how they grow and reproduce, what they can do - followed by a survey of 38 lichen species found around the world. Book is published in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa."--

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  • The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

    The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

    Treuer, David

    "Since the late 1800s, it has been believed that Native American civilization has been wiped from the United States. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee argues that Native American culture is far from defeated-if anything, it is thriving as much today as it was one hundred years ago. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee looks at Native American culture as it exists today-and the fight to preserve language and traditions"--

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  • Big Lies

    Big Lies

    Kurlansky, Mark

    Big lies are told by governments, politicians, and corporations to avoid responsibility, cast blame on the innocent, win elections, disguise intent, create chaos, and gain power and wealth. Big lies are as old as civilization; they corrupt public understanding and discourse, turn science upside down, and reinvent history. The future stewards of our world require a how-to manual for seeing through big lies and thinking critically, because big lies require believers, and democracy depends on independent thought.

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  • Crafting Change

    Crafting Change

    Vitkus, Jessica

    "An energetic, informative, and inspiring exploration of craftivism -- the intersection of art and activism -- throughout American history, with particular focus on the present day"--

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  • Coming of Age in 2020

    Coming of Age in 2020

    "A compilation of creative responses from teenagers-essays, poetry, cartoons, drawings, et al.-to the events of 2020 including but not limited to the pandemic, the election, and the Black Lives Matter protests"--

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  • The Hope Raisers

    The Hope Raisers

    Suthar, Nihar

    "The Hope Raisers is a deeply emotional narrative that follows Daniel, Mutura, and Lucy as they fight to transform their slum through art and skating. It inspires and educates readers on African culture, female empowerment, and creating sustainable change in developing countries"--

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  • Fighting Invisible Tigers

    Fighting Invisible Tigers

    Hipp, Earl

    "Book for teens teaches proven techniques and stress management skills to face the rigors of growing up. Packed with useful information on how stress affects physical and emotional health, readers will learn assertiveness, positive self-talk, time management, how to avoid online drama, and more"--

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