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Hidden Figures

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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062363596
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: William Morrow - September 6th, 2016

The movie's not out until January, but you can read now about the black female engineers and mathematicians who were the unseen contributors to the space program.

Sarah


The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs

Sure, you're not expecting to find your way through anything wilder than Fresh Pond, but it's always good to be prepared.

Sarah


The Green Glass Sea

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$8.99
ISBN: 9780142411490
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2008

Two girls grow up at Los Alamos while their parents work to build the first atomic bomb. If you like science, art, comic books, or sneaking under the fence to get to the secret treehouse, this book has something for you.

Sarah


The Unseen World

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780393241686
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 26th, 2016

Ada has a unique upbringing as the only daughter of a brilliant but awkward computer scientist. She loses him to dementia as a teenager, but as an adult returns to finish his work in artificial intelligence. A great atmospheric portrait of 1980s Boston, perfect for fans of Soul of a New Machine and The Imitation Game.

Sarah


Show and Prove

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ISBN: 9780375847073
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 14th, 2015

South Bronx, 1983. Smiles and Nike have big plans for their summer, but those plans start to change when new girl Sara becomes the head counselor at their camp. A story of hip-hop, urban life in the 80s, and friendships that change and endure.

Sarah


The History of White People

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ISBN: 9780393339741
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 18th, 2011

A wide-ranging look at how whiteness has been defined throughout history, from the marble statues of ancient Greece and Rome (back in the day, they were colorful) to how "Caucasian" became part of the language (you can thank Ottoman harems for that).

Sarah


Some Kind of Happiness

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ISBN: 9781442466012
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2016

Finley is spending the summer with her grandparents -- who she's never met thanks to some big family secret -- while her parents decide whether they're getting divorced. But she convinces her cousins to join her in the Everwood, her imaginary world, in the woods behind their house. Fabulous writing drives this darker but happier version of Bridge to Terebithia.

Sarah


For the Glory

Remember Chariots of Fire? Eric Liddell was even more driven and amazing than the movie version. After the Olympics, he went back to China as a missionary, but ended up in a prison camp during World War II.

For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594206207
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Published: Penguin Press - May 10th, 2016

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