Wednesday, November 16, 2022

New Nonfiction

“A powerful, impactful, eye-opening journey that explores the Civil Rights Movement in 1950s-1960s America in spare and evocative verse, with historical photos interspersed throughout.” -WorldCat
Whether you see Cornwallis as the heroic founder of Halifax, or a genocidaire who ruthlessly destroyed those who dared stand against him, you cannot deny his crucial role in Canadian history. This book presents the evidence of his life: it is up to the reader to make the final judgment. -Summary
"A guide to the recent history of the world that's led to where we are today, so Gen Z readers can have context for the news they see and hear every day." -WorldCat
"The Battle of Bosworth was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Historians consider Bosworth Field to be a defining moment of English and Welsh history." -WorldCat
"In this book you'll meet people with different kinds of disabilities, and you'll begin to understand the ways PWDs have been ignored and marginalized. The book also celebrates the triumphs and achievements of PWDs and shares the powerful stories of those who have fought for change."-Amazon
“The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. This book, about the Wars of the Roses, describes how the Plantagenets, tore themselves apart and were finally replaced by the Tudors.” -WorldCat
“The amazing autobiography of a young Sudanese boy who went from a child soldier and struggling refugee to international peace activist and Hollywood actor.” -Amazon
Warrior Life is an unflinching critique of the colonial project that is Canada and a rallying cry for Indigenous peoples and allies alike to forge a path toward a decolonial future through resistance and resurgence.” -Amazon