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Award Winners: Young Adult

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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. ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

Prison Boy

A heart-wrenching tale of selfless love and the powerful desire to survive.  In an unnamed country, when little Kai is brought to the orphanage run by Bell, a fearsome Englishwoman whose dedication to ...

Patient Zero

Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases.

Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other ...