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The Orphans of Davenport

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The Orphans of Davenport: Eugenics, the Great Depression, and the War over Children's Intelligence Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9781631494680
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Published: Liveright - July 27th, 2021

In the 1930s, most psychologists thought IQ was fixed -- children who scored low were always going to be unintelligent. This is the story of how researchers discovered -- almost by accident -- that intellectual capacity changes, and how children are cared for is crucial in shaping them.

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From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry

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From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324002871
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Published: Norton Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

A deep dive into the 1982 murder of Vincent Chin, and its impact almost 40 years later. It's an important story, but better than that, it's an incredibly well-written book, with great storytelling pulling together the research and context.

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All you Knead is Love

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ISBN: 9780374314231
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 30th, 2021

Filipina-Spanish-American Alba goes to live with her grandmother in Barcelona, where she finds her people -- Abuela Lola, baker Toni, and Toni's son Joaquim -- and her place, a bakery that feels like home. Learning to bake helps Alba deal with her family's problems back in New York, but when Toni goes out of business, it's up to Alba to create a new space for everyone.

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