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Malala Yousafzai · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} With her powerful new book, Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai will start with her own story of displacement as an Internally Displaced Person to show what it means to lose your home, your...
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Dear Ally, How Do You Write a Book

Ally Carter · Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Ally Carter, the definitive guide to writing a novel for the NaNoWriMo generation, including helpful tips from other YA stars.

Have you always wanted to write a book, but don't know where to start? Or maybe you're really great at writing the first few chapters...
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Lies My Teacher Told Me for Young Readers: Everything American History Textbooks Get Wrong

James W. Loewen · The New Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Now adapted for young readers ages 12 through 18, the national bestseller that makes real American history come alive in all of its conflict, drama, and complexity

Lies My Teacher Told Me is one of the most important - and successful - history books of our time. Having sold nearly two million...

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Captured: An American Prisoner of War in North Vietnam

Alvin Townley · Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Naval aviator Jeremiah Denton was shot down and captured in North Vietnam in 1965. As a POW, Jerry Denton led a group of fellow American prisoners in withstanding gruesome conditions behind enemy lines. They developed a system of secret codes and covert communications to keep up their spirits....
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air

Margarita Engle · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In this powerful companion to her award-winning memoir Enchanted Air, Young People's Poet Laureate Margarita Engle recounts her teenage years during the turbulent 1960s.

Margarita Engle's childhood straddled two worlds: the lush, welcoming island of Cuba and the lonely, dream-soaked...
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A Cave in the Clouds: A Young Woman's Escape from ISIS

Badeeah Hassan Ahmed · Annick Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of women and girls of Ezidi...

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Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

Patrice Vecchione · Triangle Square
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Contributors to Ink Knows No Borders:

ELIZABETH ACEVEDO | SAMIRA AHMED | KAVEH AKBAR | EAVAN BOLAND | CHEN CHEN | SAFIA ELHILLO | MARTÍN ESPADA | CARLOS ANDRÉS GÓMEZ | JOSEPH O. LEGASPI | ADA LIMÓN | EMTITHAL MAHMOUD | BAO PHI | ALBERTO RÍOS | ERIKA L. SÁNCHEZ...
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The Global Refugee Crisis: Fleeing Conflict and Violence

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson · Twenty First Century Books
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

According to a UN tally, more than 1 million people fled violence and persecution in 2015. Of these, more than half were children. Thousands died along the way. The Syrian civil war as well as armed conflicts in Nigeria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, and the Central African Republic contributed...

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The Acid King

Jesse P. Pollack · Simon Pulse
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Real stories. Real teens. Real consequences.

A murder in a small Long Island town reveals the dark secrets lurking behind the seemingly peaceful façade in this latest installment of the Simon True series.

On June 19, 1984, seventeen-year-old Ricky Kasso murdered Gary Lauwers...
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Always Smile: Lessons from the Inspiring Life of Carley Allison

Alice Kuipers · Kids Can Press
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

Not long ago, seventeen-year-old Carley Allison had it all. She was on the edge of fame as a singer and composer. She was reaching for the highest levels as a competitive skater. She had a brand-new boyfriend and a golden future waiting after graduation. Her world came crashing down when...
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