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January 19, 2018

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Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction books for teens.

 

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A Teen's Guide to Getting Stuff Done: Discover your Procrastination Type, Stop Putting Things Off & Reach your Goals

A Teen's Guide to Getting Stuff Done: Discover your Procrastination Type, Stop Putting Things Off & Reach your Goals
Shannon, Jennifer


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Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins

Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Ure, James W., 1939-

Presents the life of the American air pilot who overcame a stuttering handicap to become a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II and who disappeared in a flight from Los Angeles in 1944.


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Faith and Fury: The Temple Mount and the Noble Sanctuary : the Story of Jerusalem's Most Sacred Space

Faith and Fury: The Temple Mount and the Noble Sanctuary : the Story of Jerusalem's Most Sacred Space
Cooper, Ilene

"Temple Mount is a site where worlds meet, conflict arises, and history changes. Standing in the center of Jerusalem, it is a holy landmark for Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike, and has been the locus of many of the most important religious, social, and political upheavals of the last thousand years. Rumored to be the location of the Garden of Eden, Temple Mount dominates Jerusalem's Old City and contains the Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, both of which attract millions of visitors and religious pilgrims each year. Veteran author Ilene Cooper explores the turbulent history of Jerusalem's famous Temple Mount in this timely, illustrated nonfiction offering"--Provided by publisher.


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Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 6

Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 6
Kawahara, Reki

The war between elves rages on, with Kirito and Asuna caught in the middle! The forest elves seek the dark elves' Secret Key, but to what end? Though Kirito tries to stay detached, Asuna can't help being swept along for the ride. Kizmel is supposed to be just an NPC, right? But then why does she seem so very human.


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Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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So, You Want to Work With Animals?: Discover Fantastic Ways to Work With Animals, From Veterinary Science to Aquatic Biology

So, You Want to Work With Animals?: Discover Fantastic Ways to Work With Animals, From Veterinary Science to Aquatic Biology
Bedell, J. M.

"In the tenth installment of the BE WHAT YOU WANT series, So, You Want to Work With Animals? introduces readers to the diverse fields that work hands-on with animals of all shapes, sizes, and species. From what classes to take in school to exploring what these jobs are really like--the fun stuff, the hard stuff, and even the gross stuff, this book reveals the steps it takes to pursue a childhood dream. Whether animals are big or small, domestic or wild, there are many careers that provide rewarding experiences such as: - Veterinarian - Zookeeper - Wildlife Photographer - K9 Officer - Marine Biologist - And more! In addition to tips and interviews from animal experts in professional industries, So, You Want to Work with Animals? includes inspiring stories from kids who currently work with animals as well as activities, a glossary, and resources to help kids pave the path to their dream job!"--Provided by publisher.


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Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn't Over

Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn't Over
Bleuel, Amy, 2017

Project Semicolon began in 2013 to spread a message of hope: No one struggling with a mental illness is alone; you, too, can survive and live a life filled with joy and love. In support of the project and its message, thousands of people all over the world have gotten semicolon tattoos and shared photos of them, often alongside stories of hardship, growth, and rebirth. Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn't Over reveals dozens of new portraits and stories from people of all ages talking about what they have endured and what they want for their futures. This represents a new step in the movement and a new awareness around those who struggle with mental illness and those who support them. At once heartfelt, unflinchingly honest, and eternally hopeful, this collection tells a story of choice: every day you choose to live and let your story continue on. Learn more about the project at www.projectsemicolon.com.


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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Victoria: Portrait of A Queen

Victoria: Portrait of A Queen
Reef, Catherine

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that of her name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.


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I Always Wondered About That: 101 Questions and Answers About Science and Other Stuff

I Always Wondered About That: 101 Questions and Answers About Science and Other Stuff
Scheckel, Larry

Here are the entertaining answers to 101 questions you didn't even know you had, such as "Why does glue stick?" "Why is milk white?" "What would happen if you put human DNA into another creature" and "How are metals made?"


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Fearless Women: Courageous Females Who Refused to Be Denied

Fearless Women: Courageous Females Who Refused to Be Denied
Reynolds, Toby

Profiles thirty-six women who fought for freedom, and forged new paths to help change society, including such notables as Rosa Parka, Malala Yousafzai, Jane Goodall, Maya Angelou, and Amelia Earhart.


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I've Got My Period. So What?

I've Got My Period. So What?
Henry, Clara

"Your period. What is it, really? And why is it so embarrassing to walk to the bathroom hiding a tampon in your sleeve? Comedian and Scandinavian YouTube sensation Clara Henry has the answers to all your burning questions about bleeding. Have you always wondered what menstruation is, why it causes terrible cramps, or why it makes you want to do nothing but eat chocolate and watch cute cat videos? Have you been shocked that it's taboo to talk about something that half the world's population goes through every month? And above all, have you been looking for the best snarky response to the question 'Are you on your period, or what?' Whether you're expecting your first period, have already gotten it, or know someone close to you who's just begun the torment, this funny and informative book will tell you everything you need to know. In a funny, powerful, and entertaining voice, this book covers important terms, types of sanitary protection, and the history of menstruation and women's fight for equal access to reproductive healthcare. And if you suddenly find yourself hankering for chocolate or cute animals? Well. Welcome to the period club"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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