New Nonfiction Books for Teens
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction books for teens.
"The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to the Core). The story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return and leave again, to a young man fighting to be an artist who balances multiple worlds. Eric shatters that slur and reclaims it in verse and prose and imagery that truly lives up...
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The Science of Weather and Climate
Learn the science behind weather and climate.
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Everything You Need to Ace Geometry in One Big Fat Notebook
"This Big Fat Notebook covers everything you need to know during a year of high school geometry class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units. Learn to study better and get better grades using mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, educational doodles, and quizzes to recap it all."--Amazon.
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The main concern of young people is climate change and how to combat it. This is the only official handbook from Extinction Rebellion Youth and will help you to change your life and change the world for the better. Written by the coordinator of Extinction Rebellion Youth London, this is no greenwashing book - it's an important call to action. A manifesto for how young people can help to save the planet by questioning everything about modern life and acting upon their conclusions. This book will ask you to challenge everything - challenge government (protest and take peaceful action where...
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Somebody Give This Heart A Pen
"In her publishing debut, internationally acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur takes you on an intimate journey through love, loss, sacrifice, and self-discovery. In four parts -- titled Grow, Wait, Break, and Grow Again -- she shares her raw self and gives voice to experiences that connect people, inspiring readers to explore the tendencies of the heart." -- Provided by publisher.
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What Can I Do When I Grow Up?
It's impossible for a child to spend too long around adults without one of them coming up and asking, as if it were the most normal thing in the world, "What do you want to do when you grow up?" They mean for this to be a relatively simple question; the idea is that you'll quite easily be able to say something like, "A teacher" or "A doctor" and then the adult will move on--and bother someone else. But the truth can be a lot more complicated, and if you've ever felt confused or annoyed by the question, you have...
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Inside the Human Body
Peel back the layers to take a look inside the human body and learn basic anatomy--bones, muscles, blood vessels, nerves, and organs. Explore the body's physiology and how its organs work together to allow us to function and survive.
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Introduces various concepts in psychology.
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Traces the history of politics, looking at the beliefs of political thinkers, leaders, and activists from around the world, and investigates the role of such external factors as protest and the media in political decision-making.
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The Cat I Never Named
In Bihac, Bosnia, in 1992, sixteen-year-old Amra and her family face starvation and the threat of brutal ethnic violence as Serbs and Bosnians clash, while a stray cat, Maci, provides solace.
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