Teen Non-Fiction

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    101 extreme survival techniques for Fortniters : an unofficial guide to Fortnite battle royale

    Rich, Jason, author.

    This all-new, unofficial, illustrated guide series will turn you into a master Fortnite: Battle Royale gamer by uncovering all the best strategies and secrets of this wildly popular game. Whether you play Fortnite: Battle Royale on a PC, Mac, Xbox One, P....

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    Mae Jemison : first female African American astronaut

    Uhl, Xina M., author.

    As the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison inspired the nation and the world. Her role as an astronaut on the mission of the space shuttle Endeavour may be her most visible accomplishment, but it is by no means the only one. Jemison's restl....

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    The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington

    Meltzer, Brad, author.

    In 1776, an elite group of soldiers was handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutiona....

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    Where have all the bees gone? : pollinators in crisis

    Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

    Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Bees pollinate 75 percent of the fruits, vegetables, and nuts grown in the United States. Around the world, bees pollinate $24 ....

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    Now that we're men : a play and true life accounts of boys, sex & power

    Cappiello, Katie, author.

    Following up Slut, her explosive 2015 play and guidebook for combating sexism and sexual violence, Katie Cappiello turns her perceptive eyes and ears to the lived experiences of young men as they try on sexuality and masculinity.Compassionate and piercing....

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    The book of awesome black Americans : scientific pioneers, trailblazing entrepreneurs, barrier-breaking activists and Afro-futurists

    Jones, Monique L., author.

    Black Americans who have shaped their country and beyond: We are familiar with a handful of African Americans who are mentioned in American history books, but there are also countless others who do not get recognized in mainstream media. Their actions may....

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    Where's my stuff? : the ultimate teen organizing guide

    Moss, Samantha, author.

    Offers tips for helping teens to become organized at school, at home, and while out, in a guide that shares step-by-step recommendations for decluttering, overcoming disorganized habits, and managing a schedule.....

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    Theodosia Burr : teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation

    Quin~ones, Karen Cherro, 1960- author.

    Theodosia Burr, daughter of Vice President Aaron Burr, came of age in New York City when the New Nation was growing up. She attended the inauguration of President George Washington in 1789, was at her father's side on the campaign trail and at his inaugur....

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    Battle Pass success for Fortniters : an unofficial guide to Battle Royale

    Rich, Jason, author.

    If you didn't think Fortnite could get any more exciting, think again. Devoted Fortnite gamers can now score incredible loot and take their gaming experience to the next level by purchasing elite Battle Passes. Achieve Battle Pass Success for Fortniters w....

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    Hope in the mail : reflections on writing and life

    Van Draanen, Wendelin, author.

    Wendelin Van Draanen didn't grow up wanting to be a writer, but thirty books later, she's convinced that writing saved her life. Or, at least, saved her from a life of bitterness and despair. Writing helped her sort out what she thought and felt and wante....

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    Say her name

    Elliott, Zetta, author.

    Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poems pay tribute to victims of police brutality as well as the activists insisting that Black Lives Matter. Elliott engages poets from the past two centuries to cre....

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