New Non Fiction

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The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
By Wil Mara

 jfk On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy
was shot and killed as rode through the streets of Dallas,
Texas, in the back seat of a convertible. Decades later,
details of the event remain shrouded in mystery.
Readers will uncover the evidence surrounding the
assassination as they learn the official story of what
happened that fateful day. They will also get a glimpse
at some of the many alternate theories about
who shot President Kennedy, and why.

Feminism: Reinventing the F-Word
by Nadia Abushanab Higgins

 feminism While most people say they believe in equal rights,
the word feminism—America’s new F-word
—makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history
of US feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth
Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, and
Gloria Steinem. Meet modern leaders such as Rebecca
Walker and Julie Zeilinger, who are striving to empower
women at work, in government, at home—and in
cultural and personal arenas. Learn from interviews
with movement leaders, scholars, pop stars, and
average women, what it means to be a feminist—
or to reject it altogether. After reading this book,
readers will be able to respond to “Am I a feminist?”
with a confident, informed voice.

The French Revolution
by Kate Riggs

 french revolution A look at the causes and global effects of the 1789
storming of the Bastille and subsequent decade-
long revolution, which toppled a monarchy but
paved the way for Napoleon’s rise to power.

The Survival Guide to Bullying
by Aija Mayrock

 bullying The Survival Guide to Bullying covers everything
from cyber bullying to how to deal with fear and
how to create the life you dream of having.
From inspiring “roems” (rap poems), survival
tips, personal stories, and quick quizzes, this
book will light the way to a brighter future. This
updated edition also features new, never-
before-seen content including a chapter about
how to talk to parents, an epilogue, and an
exclusive Q&A with the author.

The Teen Money Manual
by Kara McGuire

 money Wouldn’t it be great if money grew on trees? Since it doesn’t,
everyone has to learn how to earn and manage money in order
to live- and it’s never too early to start. This book offers today’s
teens the best and most up-to-date tips on how to make money,
how to spend it, how to invest and save it, and how to protect it.
Learn how to land that first job, to figure out your paycheck,
and to negotiate a raise. Discover how to stretch your money to
cover all of your needs and (at least some of) your wants. Learn
to be a savvy saver to vastly improve your life. Really! Once
you’ve started to accumulate property and money, you’re not
done managing your financial life. Far from it! Find out what
it takes and how much it will cost.

Whistleblowers: Exposing Crime and Corruption
by Matt Doeden

 whistleblowers What drives whistle-blowers to go public with what they
know? Is it ethical to breach confidentiality? What
laws protect a whistle-blower? And what about the
shattered lives that lie in the wake of exposing crime
and corruption? Follow the complex stories behind
intricate webs of deceit. Listen to whistle-blowers
explain their motives. Then decide for yourself if it’s
worth it to blow the whistle on crime and corruption.