Teen Non-Fiction

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    Body talk : 37 voices explore our radical anatomy

    We all experience the world in a body, but we don't usually take the time to explore what it really means to have and live in one. In this collection of essays, lists, comics and art, readers will explore how every body is unique, and tells its own story.....

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    Save the world strategies for Fortniters : an unofficial guide to story mode

    Rich, Jason, author.

    Complete the hardest missions, defeat your enemies, and save the world with this all-new, all-encompassing guide book! Building on the combat and survival skills of Fortnite: Battle Royale, Save the World offers a uniquely challenging experience. Using th....

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    Endometriosis : a guide for girls

    Seckin, Tamer, author.

    Secking explains what endometriosis is, in terms that adolescents can understand. Endo is not just part of 'becoming a woman', and many women have been diagnosed for decades. It is a physically and mentally debilitating disease that currently affects 176 ....

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    The big questions book of sex and consent

    Freitas, Donna, author.

    What this book is NOT: The fear-based How-To on sex and consent, oversimplified and focused on technicalities, that represents so much of our sexual education today. What this book IS: A journey into the Big Questions that will turn you into a thinking pe....

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    This book is anti-racist

    Jewell, Tiffany, author.

    This book is written for the young person who doesn't know how to speak up to the racist adults in their life. For the 14 year old who sees injustice at school and isn't able to understand the role racism plays in separating them from their friends. For t....

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    Jane against the world : Roe v. Wade and the fight for reproductive rights

    Blumenthal, Karen, author.

    A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and reper....

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    Thank you for coming to my TED talk : a teen guide to great public speaking

    Anderson, Chris, 1957 January 14- author.

    For today's teen, being able to communicate clearly in front of an audience is essential. From class presentations to interviews to online videos, an engaging talk can not only inspire and electrify a room, it can change people's minds, and even change th....

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    When the stars wrote back : poems

    Mateer, Trista, author.

    In the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and Light Filters In, this compilation of short, powerful poems from Instagram sensation Trista Mateer shines beauty and insight into relationships, love, growing up, and learning to cope. This hardcov....

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    Fly like a girl : one woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front

    Hegar, Mary Jennings, author.

    On July 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major Mary Jennings Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, her courageous actions saved the lives of her crew and their patients, earning her the Purple Heart as well as t....

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    The cat I never named : a true story of love, war, and survival

    Sabic-El-Rayess, Amra, author.

    The stunning memoir of a Muslim teen struggling to survive in the midst of the Bosnian genocide--and the stray cat who protected her family through it all. In 1992, Amra was a teen in Bihac, Bosnia, when her best friend said they couldn't speak anymore. H....

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    Votes of confidence : a young person's guide to American elections

    Fleischer, Jeff, author.

    Every four years, coverage of the presidential elections turns into a horse-race story about who is leading, and who said what then. Fleischer explains the past, present, and future of American elections; how the election process actually works and why it....

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