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Y070.1 Wakin How TV Changed America's Mind
Y200 Gaskins I Believe In . . .: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Young People Speak About Their Faith
Y305.23 Stolen Stolen Voices: Young People's War Diaries, from World War I to Iraq
Y305.235 Griffin Girl, 13: A Global Snapshot of Generation e
Y305.42 Kimmel Ladies First: 40 Daring American Women Who Were Second to None
Y306.84 What What Are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People
Y323 Bausum Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
Y323 Boyer Teen Power Politics
Y323.1 Freedman Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Y327.12 Coleman Secrets, Lies, Gizmos, and Spies: A History of Spies and Espionage
Y327.12 Farman The Short and Bloody History of Spies
Y331.4 Reber In Their Shoes: Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers
Y333.95 Turner Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes
Y363.34 Barnard Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History
Y363.37 Kyi Fires!: Ten Stories That Chronicle Some of the Most Destructive Fires in Human History
Y363.73 Gore An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming
Y364.15 Schroeder Scams!: Ten Stories That Explore Some of the Most Outrageous Swindlers and Tricksters of All Time
Y364.15 Schroeder Thieves!: Ten Stories of Surprising Heists, Comical Capers, and Daring Escapades
Y364.15 St. George In the Line of Fire: Presidents' Lives at Stake
Y393.3 Tanaka Mummies: The Newest, Coolest, and Creepiest from Around the World
Y551.21 Bourseiller Volcanoes: Journey to the Crater's Edge
Y551.55 Treaster Hurricane Force: In the Path of America's Deadliest Storms
Y569 Giblin The Mystery of the Mammoth Bones and How It Was Solved
Y579 Farrell Invisible Allies: Microbes That Shape Our Lives
Y590.74 Zoehfeld Wild Lives: A History of the People & Animals of the Bronx Zoo
Y591Lanting Animal Athletes: Olympians of the Wild World
Y595.4 Montgomery The Tarantula Scientist
Y598.7 Hoose The Race to Save the Lord God Bird
Y599.2 Montgomery Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea
Y610.9 Dendy Guinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters in Science and Medicine
Y612.8 Fleischman Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
Y613.6 Orndorff Terrorists, Tornadoes, and Tsunamis: How to Prepare for Life's Danger Zones
Y614.4 Barnard Outbreak: Plagues That Changed History
Y614.5 Grady Deadly Invaders: Virus Outbreaks Around the World, from Marburg Fever to Avian Flu
Y614.5 Murphy An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
Y616.3 Schlosser Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food
Y621 Rubin Toilets, Toasters & Telephones: The How and Why of Everyday Objects
Y621.43 Maurer Rocket!: How a Toy Launched the Space Age
Y629.13 Levi Cowboys of the Sky: The Story of Alaska's Bush Pilots
Y629.45 Thimmesh Team Moon: How 400,00 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
Y634.9 Beil Fire in Their Eyes: Wildfires and the People Who Fight Them
Y636.088 Diedrich What Animals Tell Me: True Stories of an Animal Communicator
Y709.2 Greenberg Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop
Y770.92 Wolf Focus: Five Women Photographers
Y796 Blumenthal Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, the Law that Changed the Future of Girls in America
Y796.5 Paulsen Woodsong
Y796.522 Pfetzer Within Reach: My Everest Story
Y796.72 Caldwell Speed Show: How NASCAR Won the Heart of America
Y904 Scandiffio Escapes!
Y909 Deary The Wicked History of the World: History with the Nasty Bits Left In!
Y919.8 Armstrong Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Y919.8 Bredeson After the Last Dog Died: The True-Life, Hair-Raising Adventure of Douglas Mawson and His 1911-1914 Antarctic Expedition
Y919.804 Beattie Buried in Ice
Y920 Giblin Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Book
Y937 Deem Bodies from the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii
Y940.53 Kacer Hiding Edith
Y940.53 Warren Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps
Y940.54 Drez Remember D-Day: The Plan, The Invasion, Survivor Stories
Y943.086 Bartoletti Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow
Y949.742 Halilbegovi My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary
Y951.05 Jiang Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
Y973.7 Allen Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent: How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Y973.7 Walker Secrets if a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H. L. Hunley
Y973.922 Hampton Kennedy Assassinated! The World Mourns: A Reporter's Story
Y974.7 Hopkinson Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924
Y974.7 Murphy Blizzard! The Storm That Changed America
Y977.3 Murphy The Great Fire
Y978 Harness The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail
Y998 Bledsoe How to Survive in Antarctica
Y998 Revkin The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World

Last Updated: 10/07

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