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443286
Blank canvas : my so called artist's journey : 1 by Higashimura, Akiko 

Paperback(Seven Seas, 2019)

BTSB #: 443286 Available

Dewey: 741.5/AAges: 13-17   


Subjects: Higashimura, Akiko Artists - Japan - Biography Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc Women - Biography High schools - Japan Creative ability Japan


Summary: High schooler Akiko has big plans to become a popular mangaka before she even graduates, but she needs to get much better at drawing if she ever wants to reach her goal. Looking for an easy fix, she signs up for an art class, thinking all her problems will soon be solved. She's in for a surprise: her new instructor is a bamboo sword-wielding taskmaster who doesn't care about manga one bit. But maybe this unconventional art teacher is just what she needs to realize her dreams! In graphic novel format.


11.47 *

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809546
Born to fly : the first women's air race across America by Sheinkin, Steve 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 809546 Available

Dewey: 797.5/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.3 MG RC: 6.6 6-8 Lexile: 930

Subjects: Powder Puff Derby Women air pilots - United States - History Airplane racing - United States - History


Summary: The story of the 1929 Women's Air Derby, the first official all-female air race in the U.S.


087092
Bringing down a president : the Watergate scandal by Balis, Andrea 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 087092 Available

Dewey: 973/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.3 MG+ Lexile: 940

Subjects: Nixon, Richard M.|q(Richard Milhous),|d1913-1994 Presidents Watergate Affair, 1972-1974


Summary: A re-telling of one of the biggest scandals to rock our nation, the trials and tribulations of the Nixon Administration during Watergate.


23.48 *

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617716
Enough is enough : how students can join the fight for gun safety by McCann, Michelle Roehm 

Paperback(Simon Pulse, 2019)

BTSB #: 617716 Available

Dewey: 363.3309/NAges: 12-16   
Lexile: 1060

Subjects: Gun control - United States School shootings - United States - Prevention Students - Political activity - United States Protest movements - United States


Summary: Explores how America got to this point and the obstacles we must overcome, including historical information about the Second Amendment, the history of guns in America, and an overview of the NRA. Informative chapters include interviews with teens who have survived gun violence and student activists who are launching their own movements across the country. Additionally, the book includes a Q&A with gun owners who support increased gun safety laws.


10.65 *

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686629
Free lunch by Ogle, Rex 

Paperback(Norton Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 686629 Available

Dewey: 362.7092/BAges: 9-12   
AR: 3.7 MG RC: 4.2 6-8 Lexile: 540 HL

Subjects: Ogle, Rex - Childhood and youth Poor children - United States - Biography Hunger School children - Food Middle school students


Summary: A story of starting middle school on the free lunch program, heartbreaking and true. Rex and his baby brother often went hungry, wore secondhand clothes, were short of school supplies and Rex was on the school's free lunch program and subject not only to physical hunger but the humiliation of having it announced every day in the school lunch line. Rex's is a compelling story of a more profound hunger-that of a child for his parents' love and care.


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686638
Free lunch by Ogle, Rex 

BTSB Prebound(Norton Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 686638 Available

Dewey: 362.7092/BAges: 9-12   
AR: 3.7 MG RC: 4.2 6-8 Lexile: 540 HL

Subjects: Ogle, Rex - Childhood and youth Poor children - United States - Biography Hunger School children - Food Middle school students


Summary: A story of starting middle school on the free lunch program, heartbreaking and true. Rex and his baby brother often went hungry, wore secondhand clothes, were short of school supplies and Rex was on the school's free lunch program and subject not only to physical hunger but the humiliation of having it announced every day in the school lunch line. Rex's is a compelling story of a more profound hunger-that of a child for his parents' love and care.


21.36 *

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875101
Guts by Telgemeier, Raina 

Paperback(Scholastic, 2019)

BTSB #: 875101 Available

Dewey: 155.4/AAges: 8-12   
AR: 2.6 MG RC: 3.6 6-8 Lexile: 480 GN F&P: W

Subjects: Telgemeier, Raina - Childhood and youth Stress in children Children - Physiology Stomach - Diseases Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc


Summary: A funny true story from the author's childhood about growing up, anxiety that leads to serious stomach problems, and gathering the courage to explore--and eventually conquer--her fears. In graphic novel format.


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875107
Guts by Telgemeier, Raina 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic, 2019)

BTSB #: 875107 Available

Dewey: 155.4/AAges: 8-12   
AR: 2.6 MG RC: 3.6 6-8 Lexile: 480 GN F&P: W

Subjects: Telgemeier, Raina - Childhood and youth Stress in children Children - Physiology Stomach - Diseases Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc


Summary: A funny true story from the author's childhood about growing up, anxiety that leads to serious stomach problems, and gathering the courage to explore--and eventually conquer--her fears. In graphic novel format.


18.58 *

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164361
Infinite hope : a black artist's journey from World War II to peace by Bryan, Ashley 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 164361 Available

Dewey: 741.6092/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.6 MG Lexile: 990 F&P: Z

Subjects: Bryan, Ashley Illustrators - United States - Biography African American illustrators - Biography Soldiers - United States - Biography African American soldiers - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - African-American participation


Summary: Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII.


24.88 *

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604619
Light in the darkness : Janusz Korczak, his orphans, and the Holocaust by Marrin, Albert 

Paperback(Knopf, 2021)

BTSB #: 604619 Available

Dewey: 940.53/BAges: 12-16   
Lexile: 1010

Subjects: Korczak, Janusz,|d1878-1942 Treblinka (Concentration camp) Pediatricians Holocaust victims Orphanages - Poland - Warsaw - History Holocaust, 1939-1945 Getto warszawskie (Warsaw, Poland)


Summary: A Polish Jew on the eve of World War II, Janusz Korczak turned down opportunities for escape in order to stand by the children in his orphanage as they became confined to the Warsaw Ghetto. Dressing them in their Sabbath finest, he led their march to the trains and ultimately perished with his children in Treblinka.


10.65 *

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100509
Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters by Beccia, Carlyn 

BTSB Prebound(Carolrhoda, 2019)

BTSB #: 100509 In Bindery

Dewey: 1.944/NAges: 9-14   
Lexile: 1100 F&P: Z

Subjects: Monsters Science - Miscellanea


Summary: An encyclopedia of monsters delves into the history and science behind eight legendary creatures, from Bigfoot and the kraken to zombies and more.


23.48 *

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402543
Ordinary hazards : a memoir by Grimes, Nikki 

BTSB Prebound(WordSong, 2019)

BTSB #: 402543 Available

Dewey: 800/AAges: 12-14   
AR: 5.5 UG Lexile: 840

Subjects: Grimes, Nikki American authors - Biography Women authors - Biography African Americans - Biography


Summary: Explores the truth of a harrowing childhood in a compelling and moving memoir in verse.


23.48 *

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489972
Poison eaters : fighting danger and fraud in our food and drugs by Jarrow, Gail 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2019)

BTSB #: 489972 Available

Dewey: 660/NAges: 10-17   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1020

Subjects: Wiley, Harvey Washington,|d1844-1930 Food - Safety measures Beverages - Law and legislation Pharmaceutical industry - Quality control


Summary: The true story of how food was made safer to eat thanks to the stubborn dedication of government chemist Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley.


22.78 *

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748959
Stamped : racism, antiracism, and you by Reynolds, Jason 

BTSB Prebound(Little, Brown, 2020)

BTSB #: 748959 Available

Dewey: 305.8009/NAges: 12-16   
AR: 7.4 MG+ Lexile: 1000 F&P: Z+

Subjects: Racism - United States - History United States - Race relations - History


Summary: A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today.


871046
They called us enemy by Takei, George 

Paperback(Top Shelf Productions, 2019)

BTSB #: 871046 Available

Dewey: 940.53/AAges: 7-10   
AR: 4.6 MG+RC: 5.2 6-8 Lexile: 680 GN

Subjects: Takei, George,|d1937- Rohwer Relocation Center (Ark.) Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 Japanese American - California - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps - United States Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc Camp Tulelake (Calif.) California - History|y1850-1950


Summary: A stunning memoir in graphic novel format recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps, as one of 120,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon--and America itself--in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


16.39 *

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871083
They called us enemy by Takei, George 

BTSB Prebound(Top Shelf Productions, 2019)

BTSB #: 871083 Available

Dewey: 940.53/AAges: 7-10   
AR: 4.6 MG+RC: 5.2 6-8 Lexile: 680 GN

Subjects: Takei, George,|d1937- Rohwer Relocation Center (Ark.) Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 Japanese American - California - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps - United States Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc Camp Tulelake (Calif.) California - History|y1850-1950


Summary: A stunning memoir in graphic novel format recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps, as one of 120,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon--and America itself--in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


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435034
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship" by Heiligman, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2019)

BTSB #: 435034 In Bindery

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6 MG Lexile: 840

Subjects: City of Benares (Ship) World War, 1939-1945 - Children - Great Britain World War, 1939-1945 - Evacuation of civilians - Great Britain World War, 1939-1945 - German naval operations Shipwrecks - North Atlantic Ocean World War, 1939-1945 - British personal narratives


Summary: A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII.


23.48 *

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972874
What the eagle sees : indigenous stories of rebellion and renewal by Yellowhorn, Eldon 

Paperback(Annick Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 972874 Available

Dewey: 970.004/NAges: 11-17   


Subjects: Native Americans - North America Race relations Anecdotes


Summary: What do people do when their civilization is invaded? Indigenous people have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old ones, they adopted new ideas and built on them, they fought back, and they kept their cultures alive.


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