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This Moment Is Your Life

Mariam Gates · Dial Books
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

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 present and not distracted by regrets,...
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(Don't) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health

Kelly Jensen · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Who's Crazy? What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when such a label gets attached to your everyday experiences? In order to understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it. Because there's no single definition of crazy, there's no single...
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The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

Don Brown · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Don Brown's critically acclaimed, full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bowl and Sibert Honor winning Drowned City, The Unwanted is an important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities...
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Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Novel

Audit Commission. · Pantheon
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For both young readers and adults it continues to capture the remarkable spirit of Anne Frank, who for a time survived the worst horror the modern world has seen - and who remained triumphantly...
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The power of Python

Rachel Keranen · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format: Print book

Though Python takes its name from the comical British television series Monty Python's Flying Circus, the coding language is seriously powerful. Guido van Rossum, the programmer who wrote Python, was motivated to create a coding language that is intuitive and easy to understand. This...
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We Can't Be Friends: A True Story

Cyndy Etler · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

The companion to The Dead Inside, "[An] unnerving and heartrending memoir" (Publishers Weekly) This is the story of my return to high school. This is the true story of how I didn't die. High school sucks for a lot of people. High school extra sucks when you believe, deep in your...
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Becoming a U.s. Citizen

Cathleen Small · Lucent Books
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Becoming a U.S. citizen is not easy, but it is very rewarding for those who choose to go through the process. What exactly does that process entail? Readers learn the answer as they explore what immigrants must go through in order to become full citizens. The fact-filled text enhances social...
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2: Strange Fruit, Volume II: More Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History

JOEL CHRISTIAN GILL · Fulcrum Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

"Strange Fruit Volume II: More Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History" is a collection of stories from early African American history that represent the oddity of success in the face of great adversity. Each of the eight illustrated chapters chronicles an uncelebrated African...
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Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America

Amy Lynn Reed · Simon Pulse
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors - including...
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Cyberwarfare

Megan Manzano · Greenhaven Pr
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

There is warfare, and there is cyberwarfare. In today's technologically-driven world, governments, and even terrorist groups and hacktivists, engage in cyberwarfare to attack or disrupt the operations of other nations and organizations. Recent revelations about cyberattacks that threatened...
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Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice

LAWRENCE GOLDSTONE · Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

On Easter Sunday of 1873, just eight years after the Civil War ended, a band of white supremacists marched into Grant Parish, Louisiana, and massacred over one hundred unarmed African Americans. The court case that followed reached the highest court in the land. Yet, following one of the most...
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