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Best Nonfiction Books for Teens


Summary
Van Dijk offers teens powerful tools to regulate their emotions and create better relationships--whether it's with parents, friends and peers, or dates.
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Anderson, Jodi L.
Call Number
320.6097 AND
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Presents a blend of humor and a civic textbook to cover American politics, international relations, religion and culture
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Kiyosaki, Robert T.
Call Number
332.024 KIY
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Encourages the development of confident and responsible money skills, providing examples that demonstrate how to achieve security in today's challenging job market.
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Clinton, Chelsea
Call Number
361.2 CLI
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Combining facts, charts, photographs, and stories, Clinton describes how readers can enact change in the world around them and find solutions for global problems.
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A history of forensic science advancements including profiling, fingerprinting, DNA evidence, blood splatter analysis and more.
Author
Jones, Patrick
Call Number
364.6083 JON
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A look at the shifting attitudes and approaches towards juvenile offenders in the United States and the present model of education and rehabilitation.
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Marrin, Albert
Call Number
553.28 MAR
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A history of the slick and foul-smelling substance that drives our existence and that becomes scarcer as our dependence on it grows.
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Chronicles where our food comes from, where it is going, and how readers can preserve our food sources through simple, everyday actions.
Author
Castaldo, Nancy F.
Call Number
591.513 CAS
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Reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect.
Author
Barnard, Bryn
Call Number
614.4973 BAR
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Explores how major medical events and plagues impacted society and forever changed the course of history, such as the black plague’s effects on the feudal system and how yellow fever impacted the slave trade.
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This “outside-the-box” self-help guide provides skills like mindfulness, self-compassion, and more to help you conquer anxiety, depression, trauma, and whatever else life throws your way.
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Featuring four projects based on popular fairy tales: one main showstopper bake and three smaller, easy-to-make creations.
Author
Kidd, Chip
Call Number
740 KIDD
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This innovative book offers an introduction to the basic concepts of graphic design from one of the most successful designers working today.
Author
Reef, Catherine
Call Number
759.972 REE
Summary
Nontraditional, controversial, rebellious, and politically volatile, the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are remembered for their provocative paintings as well as for their deep love for each other.
Author
Ignotofsky, Rachel
Call Number
796.0925 IGN
Summary
Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes who paved the way for future generations.
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