• Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You : A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning

    Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You : A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning

    Reynolds, Jason

    "The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. Racist ideas are woven into the fabric of this country, and the first step to building an antiracist America is acknowledging America's racist past and present. This book takes you on that journey, showing how racist ideas started and were spread, and how they can be discredited"--Dust jacket flap.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 52 on 31 copies

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  • Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk: A Teen Guide to Great Public Speaking

    Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk: A Teen Guide to Great Public Speaking

    Anderson, Chris

    "A teen edition of the New York Times best-selling TED TALKS: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, chock-full of tips and techniques to help teens become confident, capable speakers"--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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  • Fly Like A Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

    Fly Like A Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

    Hegar, Mary Jennings

    "A Young Readers Edition of the inspiring true story of Air National Guard Major and Purple Heart recipient Mary Jennings Hegar"--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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  • Jane Against the World: Roe V. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

    Jane Against the World: Roe V. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

    Blumenthal, Karen

    A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American women. This book intends to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that is rarely touched on in school but affects each and every young person. Includes a glossary of legal and medical terms, timeline, and information about significant Supreme Court cases.

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 8 on 7 copies

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  • I Am Me: Teen Artists and Writers Speak Out on Being Yourself

    I Am Me: Teen Artists and Writers Speak Out on Being Yourself

    "I Am Me: Teen Artists and Writers Speak Out on Being Yourself pairs award winning art and writing to empower teens to shake off negative influences and realize it is okay to be themselves. Each piece of art is skillfully matched with writing to reflect the attitude of a generation of teens who want to fit in, but feel inadequate due to societal pressures. This is a powerful book that can help young people believe that you don't have to achieve 'perfection' to be 'perfect' "--Provided by publisher.

    Format: Book - 2019

    Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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  • To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts

    To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts

    Rissman, Rebecca

    "This narrative nonfiction work recounts the early years of air and space exploration and the daring exploits of America's first astronauts--both the men and women who were called upon to train."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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  • One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet

    One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet

    Rao, Anuradha S.

    "This nonfiction book for middle readers profiles twenty environmental activists of colour from around the world. Their individual stories show that the intersection of environment and ethnicity is an asset, not an obstacle, to helping the planet. Illustrated with photos of each of the people profiled."--

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 0 on 23 copies

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  • Explorer's Guide to Wildemount

    Explorer's Guide to Wildemount

    Mercer, Matthew

    A war brews on a continent that has withstood more than its fair share of conflict. The Dwendalian Empire and the Kryn Dynasty are carving up the lands around them, and only the greatest heroes would dare stand between them. Somewhere in the far corners of this war-torn landscape are secrets that could end this conflict and usher in a new age of peace?or burn the world to a cinder. Create a band of heroes and embark on a journey across the continent of Wildemount, the setting for Campaign 2 of the hit Dungeons & Dragons series Critical Role. Within this book, you?ll find new character options, a heroic chronicle to help you craft your character?s backstory, four different starting adventures, and everything a Dungeon Master needs to breathe life into a Wildemount-based D&D campaign?-

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 11 on 5 copies

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  • Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

    Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

    Fleischer, Jeff

    Every four years, coverage of the presidential elections turns into a horse-race story about who is leading, and who said what then. Fleischer explains the past, present, and future of American elections; how the election process actually works and why it matters; and how young people can become involved-- not just this year, but for years to come. -- adapted from back cover

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 1 on 13 copies

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  • The #MeToo Movement

    The #MeToo Movement

    Parks, Peggy J.

    "Although sexual harassment has been a known problem for a very long time, the prevalence was mostly based on educated guesses, rather than actual research. But #MeToo helped change that, serving as a catalyst for more groups to start collecting information. Along with the fear of losing their jobs, the likelihood of co-worker retaliation often stops people from reporting sexual harassment"-- (7/7/2020 10:50:32 AM)

    Format: Book - 2020

    Holds: 1 on 12 copies

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