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The Mystery: Finding True Love in a World of Broken Lovers
By Oasis Audio
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ean: 9781640910355, isbn: 1640910352,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Love Exists. It's for You--and It's Worth Pursuing  Rock princess Lacey Sturm wants to share her journey from heartbreak to wholeness with young women. In The Mystery, Sturm helps readers understand that any loving relationship begins with knowing your own identity in Christ.  And yet, so many people have learned to define love through their own dysfunctional family, unhealthy relationships, the romances and wrecked relationships of mainstream pop culture, or, sadly, through pornography. Is

Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning
By Audible Studios
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Leslie Odom Jr. burst on the scene in 2015, originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since then he has performed for sold-out audiences, sung for the Obamas at the White House, and won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. But before he landed the role of a lifetime in one of the biggest musicals of all time, Odom put in years of hard work as a singer and an actor. With personal stories from his life, Odom asks the questions that will help

I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Imagine being a 13-year-old girl in love with boys, school, family - life itself. Then suddenly, in a matter of hours, your life is shattered by the arrival of a foreign army. You can no longer attend school, have possessions, talk to your neighbors. One day your family has to leave your house behind and move into a crowded ghetto, where you lose all privacy and there isn't enough food to eat. Still you manage, somehow, to adjust. But there is much, much worse to come... This is the memoir of

I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
A young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir.  The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages 14 to 17 have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls.  In 2014, Chessy Prout was a freshman at St. Paul's School, a prestigious boarding school in New Hampshire, when a senior boy sexually assaulted her as part of a ritualized game of conquest.

My Life in Dog Years
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455801701, isbn: 1455801704,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs. In each chapter he tells of one special dog, among them Cookie, the sled dog who saved his life; Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting companion; Dirk, the grim protector; and his true friend Josh, a brilliant border collie..

Ernest Hemingway: A Writer's Life
By Oasis Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Meet one of the most significant and notorious American writers of the 20th century. Ernest Hemingway is considered one of the greatest writers in modern history, and his novels and stories are read, studied, and imitated around the world. His concise prose style earned him both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize. His name conjures up vivid images: grand adventurer, soldier, war correspondent, big-game hunter, bullfight aficionado, and writer. His life reads like a suspense story of action, romance,

Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452654942, isbn: 1452654948,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, brought the promise of integration to Little Rock, Arkansas, but it was hard-won for the nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Central High School in 1957. They ran a gauntlet flanked by a rampaging mob and a heavily armed Arkansas National Guard-opposition so intense that soldiers from the elite 101st Airborne Division were called in to restore order. For Melba Beals and her eight friends those steps marked their

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me.
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781470859107, isbn: 1470859106,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
[Young Adult Nonfiction (Ages 12-17)] [*Read by the author - Lily Collins] In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, actress Lily Collins -- star of The Mortal Instruments -- is opening a poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating, and so much more. For the first time ever, actress Lily Colins shares her life and her own deepest secrets, underlining that every single one of us experiences pain and

Phillis Wheatley: A Revolutionary Poet (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455811151, isbn: 1455811157,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for your students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony to a world super power. Through a chronological narrative, enriched with diary entries, letters, and other primary documents, students will learn about the various

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
By Hachette Audio UK
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling, and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience, and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader..

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin
By Scholastic Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
An astonishing account of the assassination of America's most beloved and celebrated civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., by New York Times best-selling author, James L. Swanson. In his meteoric, 13-year rise to fame, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led a mass movement for civil rights - with his relentless peaceful, non-violent protests, public demonstrations, and eloquent speeches. But as violent threats cast a dark shadow over Dr. King's life, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a

Chasing Lincoln's Killer
By Scholastic Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
This fast-paced thriller tells the story of the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth and gives a day-by-day account of the wild chase to find this killer and his accomplices. Based on James L. Swanson's best-selling adult book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, this version, written especially for young people, is a fascinating look at the assassination of the 16th president of the United States. But there's more to the story. Here, listeners will meet Abraham Lincoln the

The Disappearing Spoon: Young Listeners Edition
By Hachette Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A young listeners edition of the New York Times best seller The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary stories behind one of the greatest scientific tools in existence: the periodic table. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history? The periodic table is a crowning scientific achievement, but it's also a treasure trove of adventure, greed, betrayal,

Amos Fortune: Bookpack Small Case
By Blackstone Audio Inc
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ean: 9781467665674, isbn: 1467665673,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
By Listening Library (Audio)
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ean: 9780735207424, isbn: 0735207429,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Teen advocate and trailblazer Jazz Jennings—named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens” of the year by Time—shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.   “[Jazz’s] touching book serves as a rallying cry for understanding and acceptance.”—Bustle   Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the age of five,

The Day the President Was Shot: The Secret Service, the FBI, a Would-Be Killer, and the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan
By Macmillan Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The year was 1981. Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan was shot after leaving a speaking engagement in Washington, DC. The quick action of the Secret Service and medical professionals saved the president's life. Mere days after his near-death experience, Reagan's personal strength propelled him back into his presidential duties. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing Reagan, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the events of the

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781978624047, isbn: 1978624042,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The hilarious, poignant, and true story of one teen's experience growing up in America as an undocumented immigrant from the Middle East, perfect for fans of Mindy Kaling and Lena Dunham's books. At 13, bright-eyed straight-A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret: She was breaking the law simply by living in the United States. Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn't learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an after-school job

Mao's Last Dancer - Young Readers' Edition
By Brand: Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781743170632, isbn: 1743170637,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
One day, not so very many years ago, a small peasant boy was chosen to study ballet at the Beijing Dance Academy. His mother urged him to take this chance of a lifetime. But Li was only eleven years old and he was scared and lonely, pushed away from all that he had ever known and loved. He hated the strict training routines and the strange place he had been brought to. All he wanted to do was go home – to his mother, father and six brothers, to his own small village. But soon Li realised that

Painting in the Dark: Esref Armagan, Blind Artist
By SueMedia Productions and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781470862022, isbn: 1470862026,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
[Children's Nonfiction (Ages 8-12)] [Bonus Material Included: Additional audio descriptions of selected examples of Esref Armgan's paintings.] [Read by Bronson Pinchot - (with painting descriptions by Katherine Kellgren)]Painting in the Dark is an inspiring true story that will inspire children as well as adults.In 1953, Esref Armagan was born completely blind to a poor family in Istanbul, Turkey. He received no formal education, and spent his childhood days in his father's shop where he

Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves (True Stories)
By Brand: Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781469253015, isbn: 1469253011,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Growing pains are an essential part of teenage life, for better and for worse. Some “mistakes” turn into positive, life-changing experiences, and some apparent triumphs seem, in retrospect, like low points. Some first kisses leave you feeling on top of the world, and others can make you want to hide under a rock. In Dear Teen Me, your favorite YA authors ― including Lauren Oliver, Ellen Hopkins, Tom Angleberger, and Carrie Jones ― revisit critical moments from their young lives and

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