Tuesday, November 8, 2022

New Nonfiction

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Young Readers Edition
by Anton 
“From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from ‘Why is there such a fuss about nonnative people wearing Indian costumes for Halloween?’ to ‘What's it like for natives who don't look native?’, Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask does exactly what its title says for young readers, in a style consistently thoughtful, personal, and engaging.” -WorldCat
Freedom! The Story of the Black Panther Party
by Jetta Grace Martin, Joshua Bloom, et al.
"In the beginning, it was a story like any other. It could have been yours and it could have been mine. But once it got going, it became more than any one person could have imagined.This is the story of Huey and Bobby. Eldridge and Kathleen. Elaine and Fred and Ericka.This is the story of the committed party members. Their supporters and allies. The Free Breakfast Program and the Ten Point Program. It's about Black nationalism, Black radicalism, about Black people in America.” -Amazon
Heads Up: Changing Minds on Mental Health
by Melanie Siebert and Belle Wuthrich
"This nonfiction book for teen readers is a guide to understanding mental health and coping with mental illness, trauma and recovery. It features real-life stories of resilient teens and highlights innovative approaches to mental-health challenges." -Publisher
Nova Scotia at War, 1914-1919
by Brian Douglas Tennyson
“When the First World War ended in 1918, its profound impact did not. The war continued to haunt a nation. Nova Scotia at War, 1914-1919 is an in-depth study of Nova Scotia's role in what was, at the time, the most traumatic collective experience in the history of Canadians. As Tennyson explores in 9 fascinating chapters, the war effort was more than just the brave soldiers and sailors who went overseas; it was also the civilians who worked in the fishery, on the farms, and in the forests, in the coal mines and steel mills.” -Publisher
To Be A Water Protector
by Winona LaDuke
“Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. To Be a Water Protector, explores issues that have been central to her activism for many years -- sacred Mother Earth, our despoiling of Earth and the activism at Standing Rock and opposing Line 3. For this book, Winona discusses several elements of a New Green Economy and the lessons we can take from activists outside the US and Canada.” -WorldCat
Urgent Message from a Hot Planet: Navigating the Climate Crisis
by Ann Eriksson and Belle Wuthrich
This nonfiction book for teens outlines the science behind global heating and its root causes, provides ways to take action and honors the efforts of the millions of people from around the world working tirelessly to help the planet." -WorldCat
What the Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal
by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger
“When the only possible 'victory' was survival, they survived. In this follow up to Turtle Island, Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger tell the stories of what Indigenous people did when invaders arrived on their homelands. What the Eagle Sees shares accounts of the people, places, and events that have mattered in Indigenous history from an Indigenous viewpoint.” -WorldCat
White Fragility (Adapted for Young Adults): Why Understanding Racism Can Be So Hard  for White People
by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Toni Graves Williamson, et al.
"A reimagining of the best-selling book that gives young adults the tools to ask questions, engage in dialogue, challenge their ways of thinking, and take action to create a more racially just world." -Publisher