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Combines classical myth and art, nomad traditions, and scientific archaeology, to reveal details and original insights about the lives and legends of the women known as Amazons.
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot
Call Number: 811.74 ELIOT
Contains fifteen poems about cats, originally written for the author's godchildren.
Horse by Juliet Clutton-Brock
Call Number: 636.1 Clu
A photo essay introducing members of the horse family, their evolution, behavior, importance, history, breeding, and training. Includes major international breeds of domestic horses.
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Call Number: 291 Ham
Presents an introduction to classical mythology, and features a selection of myths, grouped in the categories of gods, the creation, and the earliest heroes; stories of love and adventure; great heroes before the Trojan War; heroes of the Trojan War; great families of mythology; less important myths; and mythology of the Norsemen.
This Book Is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
Call Number: 305.8 Jew
Who are you? What is racism? Where does it come from? Why does it exist? What can you do to disrupt it? Learn about social identities, the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist lens and voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.
33 Things Every Girl Should Know about Women's History by Tonya Bolden
Call Number: 305.4 Bol
A collection of essays that profile women, events, and legislation that have had a serious impact on women's rights and freedom in the United States.
Teen Trailblazers by Jennifer Calvert
Call Number: 920.72 Cal
True stories of young women who made a big difference! From authors to activists, painters to politicians, inventors to icons, these inspiring teenagers are proof that girls can change the world.
The Psychology Book by DK
Call Number: 150 Psy
All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science.
Bugged by Sarah Albee
Call Number: 595.7 ALB
Provides an examination of insects throughout history, covering both the positive and negative impact they have made.
In the first-ever history of the world's female buccaneers, Pirate Women: the Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas tells the story of women, both real and legendary, who through the ages sailed alongside - and sometimes in command of - their male counterparts.
The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
Call Number: 811.6 Kau
A transcendent journey about growth and healing, ancestry and honoring one's roots and expatriation, and rising up to find a home within yourself.
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Call Number: 305.8 Coa
In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden?
Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder by Ann Rule
Call Number: 364.152 Rul
A compilation of real-life crime stories includes the tales of a counterfeit priest, a serial rapist, a victim burned beyond recognition, and a con artist whose activities lead to murder.
D-Day Girls by Sarah Rose
Call Number: 940.54 Ros
The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II.
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Philip Pullman
Call Number: 398.2 Pul
Retells fifty fairy tales originally written by the Grimms brother, including Rapunzel, The Brave Little Tailor, Briar Rose, and Snow White.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
Call Number: 362.1 Bau
Recounts the author's struggle with the effects of a massive stroke, and celebrates everyday life and the journey through his mind.
Exploding the Phone by Phil Lapsley
Call Number: 384 LAP
Discusses the history of the American telephone system and the flaw that was exploited by underground, counter-culture phone phreaks and mobsters through the use of technology developed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, and the federal government's efforts to stop them.
The Brilliant History of Color in Art by Victoria Finlay
Call Number: 701 FIN
Explores the history and sources of various pigments used in painting and photography.
A memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
Ada Blackjack by Jennifer Niven
Call Number: B BLACKJACK Niv
Recounts the efforts of a young Inuit woman named Ada Blackjack and her four male companions to colonize a remote, desolate Arctic island, the deaths of her associates, her struggle to survive, and her return to civilization.
Apple by Eric Gansworth
Call Number: 811.54 GANSWORTH
Eric Gansworth tells the story of his life and family through poems about their Onondaga heritage, from the horrible legacy of government boarding schools, to watching his siblings leave and return and leave again, to his fight to be an artist who balances multiple worlds.
How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana; Abigail Pesta
Call Number: B UWI
Presents the story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism.
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Call Number: B JAH
Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. She tells about her childhood in rural Minnesota with an uncompromising mother and a father who encouraged hours of play in his classroom's labs; about how she found a sanctuary in science, and the disappointments, triumphs and exhilarating discoveries of scientific work. Yet at the core of this book is the story of a relationship Jahren forged with Bill, who becomes her lab partner and best friend. Their sometimes rogue adventures in science take them over the Atlantic to the ever-light skies of the North Pole and to tropical Hawaii, where she and her lab currently make their home.
Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson
Call Number: B AND
A memoir that shares the author's life, covering her rape at thirteen, her difficult early childhood, and her experiences surrounding her publication of 'Speak'.
American Bloomsbury by Susan Cheever
Call Number: 810.9 Che
Offers a revealing look at the tumultuous, often scandalous lives of five of the greatest authors in nineteenth-century American literature.
Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
Call Number: 616.851 Cah
The author relates what she underwent during a month-long hospital stay during which she was diagnosed with encephalitis and discusses how the autoimmune disease affected her mental stability and her hospitalization influenced her life and family.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Call Number: B OBA
An autobiography of lawyer and American First Lady Michelle Obama.
Nonfiction is a form of factual writing dealing with actual people, events, or places rather than imaginative, or fictional, narration. Nonfiction has many subgenres, categorized by subject matter (history, travel, comedy, etc.) and style (narrative nonfiction, memoir, biography, etc.)