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Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space

Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space
Shetterly, Margot Lee

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 49 copies

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March: Book One

March: Book One
Lewis, John

In the first book of his award-winning triology, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis shares stories of his life as a sharecropper's son in Alabama to his work as an organizer and leader of the Nashville sit-ins.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 14 on 58 copies

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The Soul of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness

The Soul of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness
Montgomery, Sy

A scientist meets her match studying octopi; these clever creatures are capable of Houdini-like escapes and – possibly- even friendship.


Format: Book
Holds: 16 on 29 copies

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Manga Origami

Manga Origami
Noguchi, Márcio

Easy to follow instructions will teach you how to create origami of your favorite manga characters.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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This Land Is Our Land: The History of American Immigration

This Land Is Our Land: The History of American Immigration
Osborne, Linda Barrett

Does America belong to the people who live here or those who come here seeking freedom and opportunity? Read about our country's complicated history with immigrants and the barriers each generation of newcomers face. MS


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 15 copies

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Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey

Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey
Samancł, Özge

Özge’s parents expect her to attend a prestigious college so she can get a high paying job. Can she dare to disappoint her family and follow her dream to become an artist?


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History

Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History
Schiot, Molly

Based on the @TheUnsungHeroines Instagram, these amazing female athletes made sports history.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History
Schatz, Kate

Venus and Serena Williams. Malala Yousafzai. Frida Kahlo. These are just 4 of the more than 40 amazing women you'll read about in this book. MS


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 22 copies

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Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education
Smith, Mychal Denzel

Smith writes honestly and passionately about growing up as a black man in American; a country where he can aspire to be the president but still fears for his life because of the color of his skin.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 10 copies

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The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr

The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr
St. George, Judith

Do you have the entire Hamilton Cast Album memorized? Read the true story of the two men who inspired the musical. MS


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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