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Award Winners: Young Adult

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Stormy Seas

A treacherous voyage across the open seas is the last hope for safety and freedom for five young people from around the world. The phenomenon of desperate refugees risking their lives to reach safety ...

Eyes and Spies

Who is watching you… and why?Written for middle-grade and older readers, Eyes and Spies looks at the way information and data about us is collected and used by individuals, governments, companies, and ...

Bad Girls of Fashion

By Jennifer Croll
Illustrated by Ada Buchholc
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

The title says it all: Bad Girls of Fashion explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality. ...

Making it Right

Imagine a world without prisons, lawyers, or courtrooms – where justice is done.

What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore ...

Extreme Battlefields

By Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by Drew Shannon
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

The world’s strongest armies discover that Nature can be a secret ally or an unbeatable foe. Not even the strongest troops can match the power of nature. In each of the ten stories in this volume, well-armed ...

Faster, Higher, Smarter

engWhat do athletes and rocket scientists have in common?It takes a lot of talent, skill, and hard work to become a world-class athlete. But it takes even more to make a sport better: it takes smarts! ...

Urban Tribes

Young, urban Natives powerfully show how their culture and values can survive—and enrich—city life.
Much of the popular discourse on Native Americans and Aboriginals focuses on reservation life. ...

DNA Detective

By Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by Lil Crump
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

It’ll take a genetics genius to solve this crime . ..

In the center of almost every cell in our bodies, there’s a piece of DNA designed to give the body instructions like: “Create two legs, two arms, ...

Give Me Wings

Changing minds one song at a time.

The 1800s were a dangerous time to be a black girl in the United States, especially if you were born a slave. Ella Sheppard was such a girl, but her family bought their ...

Foodprints

An indispensible guide for savvy teens to sort food myths from reality. The everyday choices we make when it comes to food don’t just have an effect on us—they also affect other people and the planet. ...