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  • The Waiting Place: When Home Is Lost and a New One Not Yet Found

    by Dina Nayeri ...
    Illustrated by Anna Bosch Miralpeix ...
    An unflinching look at ten young lives suspended outside of time—and bravely proceeding anyway—inside the Katsikas refugee camp in Greece.Every war, famine, and flood spits out survivors.The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cites an unprecedented 79.5 million forcibly displaced people on the planet today. In 2018, Dina Nayeri—a former refugee herself and the daughter of a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • How to Change Everything

    The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other

    “[A] uniquely inclusive perspective that will inspire conviction, passion, and action.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)An empowering, engaging young readers guide to understanding and battling climate change from the expert and bestselling author of This Changes Everything and On Fire, Naomi Klein.Warmer temperatures. Fires in the Amazon. Superstorms. These are just some of the effects of climate ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Consent (for Kids!)

    Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU

    by Rachel Brian ...
    With clear explanations, fun illustrations, and expertly-presented information, Consent (for Kids!) is an empowering introduction to consent, bodily autonomy, and respect for yourself and others.Consent is like being ruler of your own country...population: YOU.This is a smart, playful guide to consent and bodily autonomy, packed with bright and energetic illustrations. Readers will learn about ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • How They Croaked

    The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous

    by Georgia Bragg ...
    Illustrated by Kevin O'Malley ...
    This award-winning book for reluctant readers is a fascinating collection of remarkable deaths--and not for the faint of heart.Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. In fact, getting sick and dying can be a big, ugly mess--especially before the modern medical care that we all enjoy today. From King Tut's ancient autopsy to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, How They ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Good Behavior

    Jailed at age sixteen for armed robbery, Nathan Henry was the kind of teenager most parents and teachers have nightmares about. His crime was the culmination of a life lived on the edge: guns and drugs, sex and violence, all set against the ordinary backdrop of a one-stop light town in rural Indiana. Nate's personal history is both disturbing and fascinating. A rough childhood becomes an ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • What Was the March on Washington?

    Illustrated by Tim Tomkinson ...
    Series series What Was?
    On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the momentous civil rights laws of the mid-1960s. With black-and-white artwork throughout and sixteen pages of photographs, the March is brought to life! ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Kid Who Changed the World

    by Andy Andrews ...
    The bestselling book now featuring revised content and new illustrations!The Kid Who Changed the World tells the story of Norman Borlaug, who would one day grow up and use his knowledge of agriculture to save the lives of two billion people. Two billion! Norman changed the world! Or was it Vice President Henry Wallace who changed the world? Or maybe it was George Washington Carver? But what about ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Fierce

    How Competing for Myself Changed Everything

    by Aly Raisman ...
    Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • How Rude!

    The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out

    Explaining etiquette from A (“Applause”) to Z (“Zits”), Alex J. Packer blends outrageous humor with sound advice as he guides readers and explains why manners and etiquette are important—because people who know how to handle themselves in social situations come out on top, get what they want, feel good about themselves, and enjoy life to the fullest.Full of practical tips for every occasion, How ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Young Adult's Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide: Tips, Tricks & Expert Advice for Being Apart and Staying Happy

    Relationships are tough, and putting ZIP codes, states, or even oceans between two people does not make things easier. You will discover the essential relationship-building skills you need, such as keeping open communication and establishing realistic expectations. This book will help give your relationship the chance it deserves. ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • My Secret Dog

    by Tom Alexander ...
    I always wanted a dog, but Mum said I wasn't allowed.So I got one anyway.My secret dog lives in the cupboard and we sneak out at night to play.We'll be best friends forever.As long as Mum doesn't find out... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Piecing Me Together

    Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award WinnerNew York Times bestseller"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson"Important and deeply moving." --John GreenAcclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her.Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to s... ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Rebel, Bully, Geek, Pariah

    The Rebel: Once popular, Andi is now a dreadlocked and tattooed wild child.The Bully: Sick of being the less favorite son, York bullies everyone, especially his brother.The Geek: Boston, York's brother, and obsessed with getting into an Ivy League school.The Pariah: Sam, now that her mom is sober, she just wants to get through one day at a time.Andi, Sam, York, and Boston find themselves in the... ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • If Tomorrow Doesn't Come

    by Jen St. Jude ...
    We Are Okay meets They Both Die at the End in this YA debut about queer first love and mental health at the end of the world-and the importance of saving yourself, no matter what tomorrow may hold.Avery Byrne has secrets. She's queer; she's in love with her best friend, Cass; and she's suffering from undiagnosed clinical depression. But on the morning Avery plans to jump into the river near her ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Wild World Handbook: Habitats

    Illustrated by Asia Orlando ...
    Series Book 1 - The Wild World Handbook
    Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and hands-on STEAM activities, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.The wonder of the natural world surrounds us—from the Amazon rainforest to the snowy peaks of Mount Everest to the green spaces in big cities. And as the threat of climate change ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Other Talk

    Reckoning with Our White Privilege

    by Brendan Kiely ...
    A School Library Journal Best Book of the YearAward-winning and New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely starts a conversation with white kids about race in this “well-executed and long overdue” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) introduction to white privilege and why allyship is so vital.Talking about racism can be hard, but...Most kids of color grow up doing it. They have “The Talk” with ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Breakaway

    by Trevor Kew ...
    Series series Lorimer Sports Stories
    Adam loves hockey, and he's good at it. So when his family moves to Vancouver, he's sure he'll impress in the elite hockey league his father signs him up for. The only problem is that he'll have to wait three weeks to find out, and it's tougher than Adam thought to make friends in the big city. But then he meets Rodrigo, a soccer nut whose family is from Uruguay, and finds that his hockey skills ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Find Your Style

    Boost Your Body Image through Fashion Confidence

    by Sally McGraw ...
    Style can be a flag we wave, a declaration of who we are. Discover awesome tips about understanding your body type so you can build flattering outfits, using colors, shapes, patterns, and accessories to your advantage. Learn how to build self-esteem by busting media myths about beauty standards and create your own fashion rules that make you feel confident. Meet girls and young women who are ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Skin Deep

    by Laura Jarratt ...
    "I wanted to say this morning, only you ran off … sorry if I was rude.' The boy from the boat grineed, looking straight at me. 'You surprised me, that's all. The scar' – he touched his face – 'took me by surprise. I didn't mean to be rude.' I gaped at him. Nobody ever, ever mentioned the scars."An against-the-odds teen love story shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.Ugly people ... Read more

    $5.49 USD

  • Facing the Mountain (Adapted for Young Readers)

    A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II

    Adapted for young readers from the New York Times bestseller by Daniel James Brown, Facing the Mountain is the remarkable true story of three brave Japanese American soldiers who fought for the United States during World War II while facing discrimination at home. Perfect for readers of The Boys in the Boat.After the Japanese military bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, Japanese Americans became the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Learning Disabilities

    Series series Living with a Special Need
    Learning disabilities are extremely common. Teachers and parents often make the mistake of thinking children with these disabilities aren't trying hard enough or simply aren't as intelligent as other students—but in reality, young people with learning disabilities simply need special attention and a different approach to learning. Read about Charlie Begay, who thought he liked school, at least ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide

    How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic

    Moonbeam Children's Book Awards - Silver Medal WinnerNautilus Silver Book Award WinnerPurple Dragonfly Book Awards - First Place"Never be ashamed of being different: it is this difference that makes you extraordinary and unique."This essential go-to guide gives you all the advice and tools you'll need to help you flourish and achieve what you want in life. From the answers to everyday questions ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Muzoon

    A Syrian Refugee Speaks Out

    **“Muzoon takes readers on her perilous and ultimately hopeful journey from refugee child to advocate for others in need.”—Malala Yousafzai, bestselling author and winner of the Nobel Peace PrizeWhen her family had to flee Syria, 14-year-old Muzoon was told to pack only the most essential things—and so she packed her schoolbooks.This is the inspiring true story of a Syrian refugee who fought hard ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • When Can We Go Back to America?

    Voices of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII

    Four starred reviews!A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Nonfiction of 2021In this “riveting and indispensable” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) narrative history of Japanese Americans before, during, and after their World War II incarceration, Susan H. Kamei weaves together the voices of over 130 individuals who lived through this tragic episode, most of them as young adults.It’s difficult to believe it ... Read more

    $11.99 USD