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Black birds in the sky : the story and legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Colbert, Brandy 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2021)

BTSB #: 226335 Available

Dewey: 976.6/NAges: 14-18   
AR: 9.2 UG

Subjects: Tulsa (Okla.), Tulsa Race Massacre, 1921 African Americans - Crimes against - Oklahoma - Tulsa Race relations Tulsa (Okla.) - Race relations - History|y20th century

Summary: Tells the story of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the 1921 destruction of the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, commonly known as the Tulsa Race Massacre.

23.98 *

Conspiracy : Nixon, Watergate, and democracy's defenders by Pearson, P. O'Connell 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 706363 Available

Dewey: 973.924/NAges: 10-16   
Lexile: 1010 F&P: Z

Subjects: Nixon, Richard M.|q(Richard Milhous),|d1913-1994 Watergate Affair, 1972-1974 Political corruption Abuse of administrative power United States - Politics and government|y1969-1974

Summary: An exploration of President Nixon's contentious time in office, the Watergate scandal, and the people who helped protect our Constitution.

22.58 *

I could not do otherwise : the remarkable life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker by Latta, Sara L. 

Paperback(Zest Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 545899 Available

Dewey: 610.92/BAges: 14-18   
Lexile: 1180

Subjects: Walker, Mary Edwards,|d1832-1919 Women physicians - United States - Biography Physicians - United States - Biography Suffragists - United States - Biography United States - History|y1861-1865, Civil War - Medical care

Summary: This book explores the extraordinary life and work of Mary Edwards Walker, a Civil War surgeon, a spy captured by the Confederacy, and the only woman to have ever been awarded the Medal of Honor.

13.93 *

Murder among friends : how Leopold and Loeb tried to commit the perfect crime by Fleming, Candace 

BTSB Prebound(Anne Schwartz Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 341184 Available

Dewey: 364/CAges: 14-18   
Lexile: 850

Subjects: Homicide Trials (Homicide) - Illinois College students Jews - Biography Wealth Chicago (Ill.) - History|y20th century

Summary: In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a decision: they would commit the perfect crime by kidnapping and murdering a child they both knew. Depicts every twist and turn of this harrowing case--how two wealthy, brilliant young men planned and committed what became known as the crime of the century, how they were caught, why they confessed, and how the renowned criminal defense attorney Clarence Darrow enabled them to avoid the death penalty.

23.98 *

Punching bag by Ogle, Rex 

BTSB Prebound(Norton Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 686644 Available

Dewey: 362.7/BAges: 13-18   
AR: 3.5 UG Lexile: 490 F&P: Z+

Subjects: Ogle, Rex Poor - United States - Biography High school students - United States - Biography Domestic violence Vulgarity in popular culture

Summary: In his follow-up to Free Lunch, the author tells the true story of his high school career defined by poverty and punctuated by outbreaks of domestic abuse as he describes his struggle to survive, reflects on his complex, often paradoxical relationship with his passionate, fierce mother; and charts the trajectory of his stepdad's anger.

22.56 *

Race of the century : the battle to break the four-minute mile by Bascomb, Neal 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2022)

BTSB #: 095266 Available

Dewey: 796.4209/CAges: 12-16   
AR: 7.4 MG+ Lexile: 1030

Subjects: Bannister, Roger Landy, John,|d1930- Santee, Wes Runners (Sports) - Biography Running - Records Contests

Summary: There was a time when running the mile in four minutes was believed to be beyond the limits of human foot speed. In 1952, after suffering defeat at the Helsinki Olympics, three world-class runners each set out to break this barrier. Spanning three continents and defying the odds, these athletes' collective quest captivated the world.

23.28 *

Rise and fall of Charles Lindbergh by Fleming, Candace 

BTSB Prebound(Schwartz & Wade Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 341209 Available

Dewey: 629.1309/BAges: 12-16   
AR: 7.3 UG Lexile: 980

Subjects: Lindbergh, Charles A.|q(Charles Augustus),|d1902-1974 Air pilots - United States - Biography

Summary: A riveting biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men.

23.28 *

Unequal : a story of America by Dyson, Michael Eric 

BTSB Prebound(Little, Brown, 2022)

BTSB #: 299358 Available

Dewey: 323.1/NAges: 12-18   

Subjects: African Americans - Civil rights Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century United States - Race relations

Summary: Interconnected stories present a picture of racial inequality in America, showing systemic discrimination in all areas of society and showing the unbroken line of Black resistance to this inequality.

23.28 *

Victory. Stand! : raising my fist for justice by Smith, Tommie 

Paperback(Norton Young Readers, 2022)

BTSB #: 827238 Temp OS

Dewey: 796.4209/AAges: 13-18   
AR: 5.9 UG

Subjects: Smith, Tommie,|d1944- Olympic Games|n(19th :|d1968 : - Mexico City, Mexico) Track and field athletes - United States - Biography African American athletes - Biography African American athletes - Biography - Comic books, strips, etc

Summary: A groundbreaking and timely memoir in graphic novel format from one of the most iconic figures in American sports-and a tribute to his fight for civil rights. On October 16, 1968, during the medal ceremony at the Mexico City Olympics, Tommie Smith, the gold medal winner in the 200-meter sprint, and John Carlos, the bronze medal winner, stood on the podium in black socks and raised their black-gloved fists to protest racial injustice inflicted upon African Americans. Both men were forced to leave the Olympics.

14.72 *

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