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Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Vikas Adam
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.Thirty-five years ago, it was a modern-day, mysterious plague. Its earliest victims were mostly gay men, some of the most marginalized people in the coun...
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Author: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen | Narrator: Helen Stern
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Up Close: Jane Goodall by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Up Close: Thurgood Marshall by Chris Crowe A trailblazing scientist made famous by her favorite primates.Jane Goodall will forever be linked with the chimpanzees that she's studied for over fifty year...
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Author: Chris Crowe | Narrator: Victor Bevine
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Revised and updated with new information, this Jane Adams award winner is an in-depth examination of the Emmett Till murder case, a catalyst of the Civil Rights Movement.  The kidnapping and violent murder of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in 195...
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Author: Elizabeth Partridge | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 10, 2018
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be kil...
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Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: Jim Frangione
Release Date: January 09, 2018
From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley,...
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Author: Lynda Blackmon Lowery | Narrator: Damaras Obi
Release Date: May 02, 2017
A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes A Sibert Informational Book Medal Honor BookKirkus Best Books of 2015Booklist Editors' Choice 2015BCCB Blue Ribbon 2015As the youngest marcher in the 1965 voting rig...
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Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: October 25, 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Aw...
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Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Tim Federle
Release Date: May 05, 2015
That’s the Stonewall.The Stonewall Inn.Pay attention.History walks through that door.In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People went to jail, los...
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Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: January 21, 2014
An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who wer...
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