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  • The MeltdownThe Meltdown

    Kinney, Jeff.

  • Pippa the pumpkin fairyPippa the pumpkin fairy

    Bugbird, Tim.

  • Before you hit sendBefore you hit send : preventing headache and heartache

    Eggerichs, Emerson, author.

    "When will we learn? With every sunrise we are given plenty of new examples of people "Hitting Send" and soon regretting it"--

  • Hearts unbrokenHearts unbroken

    Smith, Cynthia Leitich, author.

    Louise Wolfe breaks up with her first boyfriend after he makes a racist remark about her Native American heritage, and begins covering the multicultural casting of the new school play and the racial hostilities it has exposed.

  • The Gospel of JohnThe Gospel of John

    Martin, Francis, 1930-2017.

  • What the eyes don't seeWhat the eyes don't see : a story of crisis, resistance, and hope in an American city

    Hanna-Attisha, Mona, author.

    "From the heroic pediatrician who rallied a community and brought the fight for justice to national attention comes a powerful firsthand account of the Flint water crisis--a dramatic story of failed democracy and inspiring citizen advocacy and action. In the heart of the world's wealthiest nation, one hundred thousand people were poisoned by the water supply for two years--with the knowing complicity of their government. Written by the crusading pediatrician who helped turn the crisis into a transformative movement for change, What the Eyes Don't See is a devastating insider chronicle of the Flint water crisis, the signature environmental disaster of our time, and a riveting narrative of personal advocacy. Here is the dramatic story of how Dr. Mona used science to prove Flint kids were exposed to lead, and how she courageously went public with her research and faced a brutal backlash. With persistence and single-minded sense of mission, she spoke truth to power. The book explores the horrific reality of how misguided austerity policies and callous bureaucratic indifference placed an entire city at risk. A medical and scientific thriller, What the Eyes Don't See grapples with our country's history of environmental injustice while telling the inspiring personal story of Dr. Mona--an immigrant, a doctor, and a scientist--whose family roots in social justice activism buoyed her through the fight for justice in Flint. It captures a timely and essential story of how communities can come together to fight for social justice, even in opposition to their own governments"--

  • Reporting under fireReporting under fire : 16 daring women war correspondents and photojournalists

    Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.

    "A profile of 16 courageous women, Reporting Under Fire tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Each woman--including Sigrid Schultz, who broadcast news via radio from Berlin on the eve of the Second World War; Margaret Bourke-White, who rode with General George Patton's Third Army and brought back the first horrific photos of the Buchenwald concentration camp; andMarguerite Higgins, who typed stories while riding in the front seat of an American jeep that was fleeing the North Korean Army--experiences her own journey, both personally and professionally, and each draws her own conclusions. Yet without exception, these war correspondents share a singular ambition: to answer an inner call driving them to witness war firsthand, and to share what they learn via words or images"--

  • Born a crime

    Noah, Trevor, 1984-

    The compelling, inspiring and comically sublime story of a young man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah is one of the comedy world's brightest new voices, a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his relatively young life. As host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, he provides viewers in America and around the globe with their nightly dose of biting satire, but here Noah turns his focus inward, giving readers a deeply personal, heartfelt and humorous look at the world that shaped him. Noah was born a crime, the son of a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother, at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents' indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the first years of his life, bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could, at any moment, take him away. Finally liberated by the end of South Africa's white rule, Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure, living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle. A collection of eighteen personal essays, Born a Crime tells the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. Born a Crime is equally the story of that young man's fearless, rebellious and fervently religious mother - a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence and abuse that ultimately threatens her own life. Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times, being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping, or just trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school, Noah illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and an unflinching honesty. His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a lovable delinquent making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time, armed with only a keen sense of humour and a mother's unconventional, unconditional love.

  • Pure gritPure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific

    Farrell, Mary Cronk.

  • Every last wordEvery last word

    Stone, Tamara Ireland.

    "Consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off, a girl coping with Purely-Obsessional OCD learns to accept herself and take control of her life through her experiences in poetry club"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Ultimate jungle rumbleUltimate jungle rumble

    Pallotta, Jerry, author.

    Sixteen deadly and ferocious beasts battle it out to see who the king of the jungle is really. Who do you think will win?.

  • The MeltdownThe Meltdown

    Kinney, Jeff.

  • Baby-sitters ClubBaby-sitters Club

    Galligan, Gale, author, artist.

    Dawn, the newest member of the Baby-sitters Club, gets more than she bargained for when her first job turns into a disaster and she has problems with Kristy.

  • The GetawayThe Getaway

    Kinney, Jeff.

  • Dear MartinDear Martin

    Stone, Nic, author.

    Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

  • A tale of two kittiesA tale of two kitties

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-, author, artist.

    When a villain turns buildings into monsters that can eat anything in their path, Petey the cat's clone L'il Petey steps in to save the day, while Dog Man works to remain the top crimefighter in the city.

  • Ultimate bug rumbleUltimate bug rumble

    Pallotta, Jerry, author.

    It's a bracketed showdown among sixteen bugs and insects! Which critter will win the Ultimate Bug Rumble?.

  • Lion vs. tigerLion vs. tiger

    Pallotta, Jerry.

    Contains facts about lions and tigers, comparing such aspects as their sizes, brain structure, and abilities.

  • Polar bear vs. grizzly bearPolar bear vs. grizzly bear

    Pallotta, Jerry, author.

    Contains facts about polar bears and grizzly bears, comparing such aspects as their sizes, brain structure, and abilities.

  • Tyrannosaurus rex vs. velociraptorTyrannosaurus rex vs. velociraptor

    Pallotta, Jerry, author.

    Contains facts about the tyrannosaurus rex and the velociraptor, comparing such aspects as their sizes, body types, and abilities.

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