• The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz

    The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz

    Dronfield, Jeremy

    In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw the pair beaten, starved, and forced to build the very concentration camp they were held in. When Gustav was set to be transferred to Auschwitz--a certain death sentence--Fritz refused to leave his side. Throughout the horrors they witnessed and the suffering they endured, there was one constant that kept them alive: the love between father and son.

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  • A Mighty Long Way

    A Mighty Long Way

    LaNier, Carlotta Walls

    Nine Black students were chosen to integrate Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas in 1957. The Little Rock Nine endured what followed not only as a group but also as individuals. At fourteen years old, Carlotta Walls was the youngest member of the brave group. As angry mobs protested, the students were escorted in the high school by members of the 101st Airborne Division, which had been called in by then-president Dwight D. Eisenhower to ensure their safety. Ultimately, Carlotta became the first Black female ever to walk across this Central High stage and receive a diploma. This is...

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  • Female, Gifted & Black

    Female, Gifted & Black

    Fièvre, M. J.

    Introduction: Beyond any simplistic narrative -- Amazing artists: musicians, actors, and other creators of color -- Penning the future one word at a time : awesome Black women writers -- Rhythm & rhyme : poets & literaru pioneers -- What the eye sees : Black female visual artists -- Beyond the catwalk & the stage : Black dancers and models -- Conclusion: But wait, there's so much more.

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  • Dark Testament

    Dark Testament

    Smith, Crystal Simone

    "With poems found within the text of George Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo, Crystal Simone Smith embarks on an uncompromising exploration of collective mourning and crafts a masterwork that resonates far beyond the page. These poems are visually stark, a gathering of gripping verses that unmasks a dialogue of tragic truths--the stories of lives taken unjustly and too soon. Bold and deeply affecting, Dark Testament is a remarkable reckoning with our present moment, a call to action, and a plea for a more just future. Along with the poems, Dark Testament includes a stirring introduction by the author that speaks...

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  • Electrical Engineering Step by Step

    Electrical Engineering Step by Step

    Wild, Johannes

    "The aim of this book is to introduce you to how electrical engineering accompanies us in everyday life and the basic principles involved. In addition, you will learn the basics of direct current technology and alternating current technology, their theoretical backgrounds and much more! Develop a basic understanding of electrical engineering and electronics in no time!"--Amazon.com.

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  • The Black Foster Youth Handbook

    The Black Foster Youth Handbook

    Quijada-Banks, Ángela

    The author discusses the unique challenges faced by African American youth in foster homes and provides lessons on how to live independently.

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  • A Young People's History of the United States

    A Young People's History of the United States

    Stefoff, Rebecca

    "Beginning with a look at Christopher Columbus's arrival through the eyes of the Arawak Indians, then leading the reader through the struggles for workers' rights, women's rights, and civil rights during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and ending with the current protests against continued American imperialism, Zinn presents a radical new way of understanding America's history. In so doing, he reminds readers that America's true greatness is shaped by our dissident voices, not our military generals. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The People Speak, the film adapted from A People's History...

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  • The Redhead of Auschwitz

    The Redhead of Auschwitz

    Birnbaum, Nechama

    Rosie was always told her red hair was a curse, but she never believed it. She often dreamed what it would look like under a white veil with the man of her dreams by her side. However, her life takes a harrowing turn in 1944 when she is forced out of her home and sent to the most gruesome of places: Auschwitz. Upon arrival, Rosie's head is shaved and along with the loss of her beautiful hair, she loses the life she once cherished. Among the chaos and surrounded by hopelessness, Rosie realizes the only thing the Nazis cannot take...

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  • Bomb


    Sheinkin, Steve

    Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

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  • My Selma

    My Selma

    Brown, Willie Mae

    "As the civil rights movement and the fight for voter rights unfold in Selma, Alabama, many things happen inside and outside the Brown family's home that do not have anything to do with the landmark 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Yet the famous outrages which unfold on that span form an inescapable backdrop in this collection of stories. In one, Willie Mae takes it upon herself to offer summer babysitting services to a glamorous single white mother--a secret she keeps from her parents that unravels with shocking results. In another, Willie Mae reluctantly joins her mother at a...

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