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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues

Overturning Wrongful Convictions: Science Serving Justice

Imagine being convicted of a crime you didn't commit and spending years behind bars. Since 1989 more than 1,400 Americans who experienced this injustice have been exonerated. Some of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 364

Volunteering Smarts: How to Find Opportunities, Create a Positive Experience, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Volunteering. So you want to get out there and do something? Help someone in need, make a difference, change the world? There are numerous volunteering opportunities out there. Did you know… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 302'.14
Spring 2020

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how… Read More →

  • Dewey: 324.60973

Whistle-Blowers: Exposing Crime and Corruption

Sex abuse. Government spying on civilians. Lying under oath. These aren't the makings for crime novels—they're real-life stories uncovered by whistle-blowers with knowledge of deep, dark… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 364.4'1

Whoppers: History's Most Outrageous Lies and Liars

History of full of liars. Not just little-white-telling liars, but big-honkin', whopper-telling liars—people who can convince us that even the most improbable, outrageous, nonsensical stories… Read More →