New Nonfiction Books for Teens
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction books for teens.
"Culture writer Caitlin Donohue uses interviews with medical researchers, educators, activists, artists, business leaders, and other experts to craft an inclusive and comprehensive overview of cannabis in the Western Hemisphere for young adults"-- Provided by publisher.
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The Beasts in your Brain
"A quippy, fun, and empathetic read that reminds readers they are not alone in their feelings, teaches them the science of mental illness, and empowers them to quell the brain beasts of depression and anxiety"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Explore the history to trans and nonbinary people throughout history and the world in this gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book for young teens. Readers will be educated and enlightened about trans and nonbinary people who have made a difference in ourworld and who continue to help raise awareness of diversity and inclusion in current society. Introductory materials give readers an insight into pronoun usage, trans rights around the globe, the history of the word "transgender," and more before providing engaging and fascinating information about twenty-eight trans and nonbinary heroes who have helped shape our world. From Callon of Epidaurus (the first...
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Andy Warhol & Jean-Michel Basquiat
"New York, the 1980s. Change is happening in the art world, where art is moving out of galleries and onto the streets. Two stars come together to create an unlikely friendship: one is a Pop Art legend, the other a graffiti street artist. They were more than 30 years apart in age, but they had an artistic connection and this dynamic duo collaborated on over 100 unique works, with their different approach to painting creating a new, original and brilliant artistic style. Their partnership didn't stop them from expressing their individuality - it only enhanced their own legendary talents to...
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John Lennon & Yoko Ono
"London, 1966. Pop music has transformed England's cultural landscape, and rock'n'roll has propelled The Beatles to the very top of the music charts. One day, lead singer and founder of the band John Lennon, met the artist Yoko Ono and their lives changed forever. They fell madly in love, becoming the centre of each other's universes and beginning one of history's most iconic partnerships. John and Yoko's work together on art and music produced projects that made headlines and have stood the test of time, as well as their commitment to world peace and campaigning to make the world a...
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A Quantum Life
"Born into extreme poverty and emotional deprivation, James Edward Plummer was blessed with a genius I.Q. and a love of science. But in his community, a young bookworm quickly becomes a target for violence and abuse. As he struggles to survive his childhood in some of the toughest cities in the country, and his teenage years in the equally poor backwoods of Mississippi, James adopts the hybrid persona of a "gangsta nerd"-dealing weed in juke joints while winning state science fairs with computer programs that untangle the mysteries of Einstein's relativity theory. When his prodigious intellect gains him admission to...
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The Official Digital SAT Study Guide
"The Official Digital SAT Study Guide provides a comprehensive resource for understanding updates to the SAT in the digital format. It includes four official practice tests--all created by the test maker. As part of College Board's commitment to access, practice tests are also available in the digital testing platform, Bluebook, at no charge. However, the guide is the only place to find practice tests in print accompanied by over 300 pages of additional instruction, guidance, and test information"-- Provided by publisher.
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"From award-winning author Steve Sheinkin, a true story of two Jewish teenagers racing against time during the Holocaust-one in hiding in Hungary, and the other in Auschwitz, plotting escape"-- Provided by publisher.
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"When a high school student started a private Instagram account that used racist and sexist memes to make his friends laugh, he thought of it as "edgy" humor. Over time, the edge got sharper. Then a few other kids found out about the account. Pretty soon, everyone knew. Ultimately no one in the small town of Albany, California, was safe from the repercussions of the account's discovery. Not the girls targeted by the posts. Not the boy who created the account. Not the group of kids who followed it. Not the adults--educators and parents--whose attempts to fix things too often...
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An inside look at the early lives of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, This Boy is a perfect book for any young reader embracing their inner Beatlemania.
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