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New YA Nonfiction from Twenty-First Century Books and Zest Books | Spring 2023 Preview

Join us to learn about our forthcoming young adult nonfiction titles from Lerner Publishing Group! Walls and Welcome Mats: Immigration and the American Dream Examine the United States' history of immigration, as well as the backlash that so many immigrants have faced, while also understanding the optimism that leads people to seek a better future in a new land. Roads to Family: All the Ways We Come to Be Examine—and appreciate—the many ways in which people can create a family. This informative compendium goes beyond the basics of sexual reproduction to examine the diversity of methods people use, including in-vitro fertilization, surrogacy, adoption, and more. The Big Backyard: The Solar System beyond Pluto Deep space holds materials left over from the formation of the solar system. Astronomers have been making exciting discoveries on the outermost fringes and the New Horizons spacecraft brings new insights into the origins of the sun and planets. Nearer My Freedom: The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano by Himself Explore Olaudah Equiano's life story—his childhood in Africa, enslavement, liberation, and life as a free man—through "found verse," a creative approach to primary source analysis. The authors selected excerpts from Equiano's autobiography to create the poetic retelling, adding annotations to deepen understanding. Men of the 65th: The Borinqueneers of the Korean War Nicknamed the Borinqueneers, the 65th Regiment was the envy of generals and the pride of Puerto Rico. How could a regiment known for honorable service in two world wars lay down their arms and refuse to fight in the Korean War?  Thank you for listening! Music credits "Farm" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License  

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