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      Flying Machines: How the Wright Brothers Soared

      by Alison Wilgus

      Aug 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Follow the famous aviators from their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio, to the fields of North Carolina where they made their famous flights. Diagrams. Brief biographies of other aviation pioneers. Biography of Katharine Wright. Glossary. Further reading. Full-color illustrations drawn in pen and ink and colored digitally.

      Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

      by Michael Bornstein

      Jul 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Shocking, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting, this narrative nonfiction offers an indelible depiction of what happened to one Polish village in the wake of the German invasion in 1939. Preface. Afterword. Who’s who. Glossary. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      The Book of Chocolate: The Amazing Story of the World’s Favorite Candy

      by HP Newquist

      Jun 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      This definitive chocolate resource for middle graders is full of facts, history, and full-color illustrations—A treat for pleasure reading as well as school reports. Recipe. Maps. Diagram. Charts. Graphs. Glossary. Sources. Index. Full-color and black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time

      by Tanya Lee Stone

      May 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Here is a full-color book inspired by the powerful documentary film Girl Rising about educating girls across the globe. Author's note. Bibliography. Source notes. Appendix. Index. Black-and-white photograph and full-color photographs, infographics, and comic.

      Hidden Figures: Young Readers’ Edition

      by Margot Lee Shetterly

      Apr 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      This little-known story provides both a slice of life at NASA and of black Americans during the Jim Crow years. This young readers edition is poised to fill the need for books that feature diversity, women in science, and black history. Time line. Glossary. Source notes. Further reading. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century

      by Sue Macy

      Mar 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Author Sue Macy takes a fresh and comprehensive look at the many ways women's relationship with the automobile has changed history. Map. Charts. Resources. Quote sources. Index. Full-color and black-and-white photographs, period illustrations, and reproductions.

      Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy

      by Michael Cottman

      Feb 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship, a pile of lime-encrusted shackles, lands Michael Cottman in the middle of a journey that stretches across three continents. A note about use of historical language. Foreword. Time line. Map. Further reading and other resources. Index. Full-color photo insert.

      How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

      by Tonya Bolden

      Jan 2017

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      $12.00  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Developed with the Smithsonian, this is the inside look at the creation of the first national museum devoted to the African American experience in the United States. Facts and figures. Notes. Index. Black-and-white and full-color architectural plans, photographs, and reproductions of artifacts.

      Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice

      by Susan Goldman Rubin

      Dec 2016

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Here is the story of the many people who stood up to racial inequality, some risking significant danger and hardship. Time line. Brief summaries of legal cases challenging segregation. Text of the Fourteenth Amendment. Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white period photographs and illustrations.

      Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific

      by Deborah Hopkinson

      Nov 2016

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      A vivid portrait of the deadly battles that raged in the Pacific during WWII and the remarkable courage of the US submarine sailors who fought them. Time lines. List of submarines lost in World War II in the Pacific. Facts and figures about U.S. submarines in World War II. Rosters. Diagram of a submarine. Lists of top submarines. Glossary. Resources. Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Maps. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

      by Bradley Hague

      Oct 2016

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      $12.75  $9.75  Member Price
      Out of stock
      Poaching and war have damaged the wilderness in West Zambia, reducing its lion population to just one: Lady, the last lioness. Witness Lady's fight for survival. Afterword. Animals of the Liuwa Plains. Glossary. Index. Map. Full-color photographs.

      In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

      by Kenneth C. Davis

      Oct 2016

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      2017 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalist
      Here are the stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of the greatest U.S. presidents. Note to the reader. Time lines. Afterword. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of artifacts.
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