2019 YA Nonfiction

Born To Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America

Written by Steve Sheinkin, Illustrated by Bijou Karman Who knew there was a women’s air derby, the first women’s air race across America, in 1929? I certainly didn’t. In fact, the only woman who competed in the race that I was familiar with before reading this book is Amelia Earhart. This story is filled with …

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You Are Awesome

Written by Matthew Syed This well designed and written guide for tweens and teens will help them to define and develop a growth mindset. The fun, bright layout highlights studies, growth plans, and examples of recognizable personalities who have succeeded and overcome obstacles. How does an awesome kid vary from an average kid? How does …

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Life Sucks: How to Deal With The Way Life Is, Was, and Always Will be Unfair

Written by Michael I. Bennett, M.D. and Sarah Bennett Life Sucks provides solid, healthy advice for teens dealing with the complexities of navigating life in the real world. Topics include Friendship, School, Cultural Differences, Bodies, Homes, and Sexuality. Each chapter is structured to include situations, advice, what you really want to do and why you …

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