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Born Criminal

by Mya Alexice

Angelica Shirley Carpenter’s "Born Criminal" skillfully fills in the history of an activist erased from history. While nineteenth-century women’s suffrage movements often saw elite white women fighting for their rights and no one... Read More

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This Noble Woman

by Jeff Fleischer

Myrtilla Miner was an important abolitionist who took the bold step of opening a school for African-American girls in Washington DC in the years leading up to the Civil War. Michael M. Greenburg introduces young readers to this often... Read More

Book Review

Dead Serious

by Melissa Wuske

This updated edition is as fresh as it is urgently needed—a life-giving, essential resource. The second edition of Dead Serious: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Suicide by Jane Mersky Leder is a much-needed book that brings understanding,... Read More

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Sweet Revenge

by Hannah Hohman

"Sweet Revenge" is a book on a mission to help teenagers find a way to better express themselves when they are hurt—with dessert! "Sweet Revenge" is a mischievous cookbook that is equal parts gratifying, tempting, and hilarious. A... Read More

Book Review

Project You

by Hannah Hohman

"Project You" is full of activities and projects designed to help teenagers let go of their stress. From healthy eating and exercise to shopping tips, its many multifaceted activities provide endless ways to release negative energy and... Read More

Book Review

Here We Are

by Stephanie Bucklin

In a book that includes contributors such as Mindy Kaling and Roxane Gay, "Here We Are" is a compilation of pieces that analyze what it means to be a modern feminist. Part essay collection, part social commentary, and part educational... Read More

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