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Contemporary Issues/Social Problems : By Title : g


Books

Girl Rising

By: Tanya Lee Stone, in association with Girl Rising

A gorgeous, full-color oversized book about educating girls across the world inspired by the documentary that Entertainment Weekly says “every mother, sister, daughter, should see, as well as the...

The Gadget

By: Paul Zindel

Near the end of World War II, scientists in Los Alamos, New Mexico, are working on a project that will alter the fate of the world. Thirteen-year-old Stephen Orr is living at a top secret military base...


The Girl in the Park

By: Mariah Fredericks

When Wendy Geller's body is found in Central Park after the night of a rager, newspaper headlines scream,"Death in the Park: Party Girl Found Strangled." But shy Rain, once Wendy's best friend, knows there...

The Guy Book

By: Mavis Jukes

Mavis Jukes is the queen of girl talk, but this time she’s set her sights on the guys. Told in the author’s usual straightforward, funny, favorite-aunt style, The Guy Book delivers sound information...



Resources

Gated Book Talk

By: Amy Christine Parker

BOOK TALK
Only three months from the end of the world remain, and teens Lyla, Will, Brian and Marie train daily to protect their community from the outsiders who surround them.  Disobey the rules...

Girl Rising Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Tanya Lee Stone with Girl Rising

One Girl with Courage is a Revolution. In collaboration with the makers of the film Girl Rising, this stunning nonfiction book shows how educating girls in developing countries can break the cycle of...

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Growing Up Muslim

By: Sumbul Ali-Karamali

BOOK TALK
There are over 1.5 billion Muslim people in the world, and in the United States over 2.5 million Muslims practicing Islam.  Islam is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity,...