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    Wambach, Abby
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    This program is read by Abby Wambach, and includes a bonus conversation. In this young listeners adaptation of her #1 New York Times bestselling book, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach inspires the next generation to find their voice, unite their pack, and change the world. From rising young star to co-captain of the 2015 Women's World Cup Champion team, Abby Wambach's impressive career has shown her what it truly means to be a champion. Whether you're leading from the bench or demanding the ball on the field, real success comes when you harness your inner strength, forge your own path, and band together with your team. Updated with stories that trace her journey from youth soccer to the hall of fame, this young listeners adaptation of Abby's instant bestseller Wolfpack is for the next generation of wolves ready to change the game. A Macmillan Audio production from Roaring Brook Press

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    Mayrock, Aija
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    Aija Mayrock shares the different approaches and strategies that helped her survive her own experience with bullying. She speaks the same language as her peers, making the book very relatable for kids and teens.

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    Sadlier, Rosemary
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    Learn the important role Black Canadian's have played, and will continue to play, in the development of Canada.

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    Welch, Liz, Aĭsholpan, Nurgaĭvyn
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    Aisholpan Nurgaiv tells her story for the first time of how she captured and trained her own golden eagle and won the Ölgii eagle festival in Mongolia. A true trailblazer, Nurgaiv was the first female eagle hunter to ever take part in this highly competitive festival.

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    Fritz, Jean
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    Pocahontas was the special favorite of her father, the great chief Pawhatan. And when the English settlers came to Virginia, she became a "sister" to Captain John Smith, who was "adopted" into her tribe. She was permitted to move freely between the Indian and white worlds, and her life seemed perfect. But soon there was trouble. Pocahontas was kidnapped by the settlers, who forced her to live like a white woman. She yearned for her father to meet the colonists' demands so all would be well again. But before Pocahontas made peace, she would be asked to turn her back on everything she loved and leave her Indian world behind forever.

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    Kaye, Elizabeth, Curran, Abbey
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    Abbey Curran was born with cerebral palsy, but she resolved to never let it limit her. And after realizing her own dreams, she began helping other disabled girls do the same. Abbey tells a story of overcoming the odds and finding the courage to compete.

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    Prager, Sarah
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    One of Time Out's "LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month," this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused LGBTQ+ biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of human existence. Rainbow Revolutionaries brings to life the vibrant histories of fifty pioneering LGBTQ+ people from around the world. Through Sarah Prager's (Queer, There, and Everywhere) short, engaging bios, readers can delve into the lives of Wen of Han, a Chinese emperor who loved his boyfriend as much as his people, Martine Rothblatt, a trans woman who's helping engineer the robots of tomorrow, and so many more! This book is a celebration of the many ways these heroes have made a difference and will inspire young readers to make a difference, too. Featuring an introduction, timeline, and glossary, this must-have biography collection is the perfect read during Pride month and all year round. Biographies include: Adam Rippon, Alan L. Hart, Alan Turing, Albert Cashier, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Alexander the Great, Al-Hakam II, Alvin Ailey, Bayard Rustin, Benjamin Banneker, Billie Jean King, Chevalier d'Éon, Christina of Sweden, Christine Jorgensen, Cleve Jones, Ellen DeGeneres, Francisco Manicongo, Frida Kahlo, Frieda Belinfante, Georgina Beyer, Gilbert Baker, Glenn Burke, Greta Garbo, Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, José Sarria, Josephine Baker, Juana Inés de la Cruz, Julie d'Aubigny, Lili Elbe, Ma Rainey, Magnus Hirschfeld, Manvendra Singh Gohil, Marsha P. Johnson, Martine Rothblatt, Maryam Khatoon Molkara, Natalie Clifford Barney, Navtej Johar, Nzinga, Pauli Murray, Renée Richards, Rudolf Nureyev, Sally Ride, Simon Nkoli, Stormé DeLarverie, Sylvia Rivera, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, Wen of Han, We'Wha Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook. *A Junior Library Guild Selection*

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    Prager, Sarah
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    This book brings to life the vibrant histories of 50 pioneering LGBTQ+ people from around the world, taking listeners on a journey through the lives of influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of human existence.

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    Pheasant-Neganigwane, Karen
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    ★ “Clearly organized and educational—an incredibly useful tool for both school and public libraries.” —School Library Journal, starred reviewPowwowis a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. Journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins to the thriving powwow culture of today. As a lifelong competitive powwow dancer, Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is a guide to the protocols, regalia, songs, dances and even food you can find at powwows from coast to coast, as well as the important role they play in Indigenous culture and reconciliation.

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    Roberts, Jillian, Heinrichs, Jane, Hudson, Kirstie
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    This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural world and how they participate in protecting it. Dr. Roberts starts the discussion with the types of pollution and trash that children might notice on a nature walk or a trip to the beach, how they are caused and how to work to improve things in their own lives and communities.

    The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues they may encounter outside their homes, in an accessible way. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of  the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter.

    This is the newest title in The World Around Us series, following books that address poverty, tragedy, prejudice, online awareness and body safety and body image.

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    Riley, JillEllyn, Kay, Katty
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    From Bali to Brazil, South Africa to Seattle, Australia to Afghanistan, these girls took risks, doubted themselves, and sometimes failed. But they also hung in there when things got hard. Along the way they discovered what matters to them, from protesting contaminated water to to the accessibility of girls' basketball shoes, and so much more.

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    Harrison, Vashti
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    Featuring the true stories of forty women creators, from writers and artists to inventors and scientists, this audiobook inspires as it educates. Listeners will meet trailblazers--some known, some likely not--all of whom had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in.

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    Christopher, Matt
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    This biography gives listeners a courtside view of one of basketball's greatest legends as it traces Kobe's life from childhood to his five NBA championships to his successful career outside of the game to his tragic death.

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    Lawley, Kian
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    From personalities and entertainers Kian Lawley and Jc Caylen comes a completely wild and entirely true account of their rise to internet fame.

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    Vance, Ashlee
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    Adapted for middle grade readers, this edition of New York Times bestseller Elon Musk provides an in-depth look at the engineer, inventor, explorer, and entrepreneur who seeks to revolutionize the space, automotive, and energy industries all at once.

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    Grossi, Craig
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    As part of an elite team of Marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. What he didn't expect was meeting a stray dog with a big goofy head and little legs. From that moment on, they were inseparable; whether out on missions or back at the base, the dog named Fred went along. When the time came for Craig to leave Afghanistan, he knew that Fred had to leave with him no matter what.

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    Lee, Caspar
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    A biography from YouTube sensation Caspar Lee (and his mom).

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    Haff, Stephen, Sierra, Sarah
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    At an after-school program, a teacher named Stephen and a group of kids push together tables piled high with books so they can reimagine Don Quixote, the story of an idealistic dreamer from Spain who traveled around trying to right the world's wrongs, as the story of a group of modern-day kids from immigrant families in Brooklyn. The stories the kids write in class become a musical play, expressing the plight of today's immigrants and using Quixote as inspiration. And Sarah Sierra, once very shy, soon will play the leading role as Kid Quixote.

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