Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s a sweeping chronicle of how our society began to question the basic ways we understand other cultures

Heroism Begins with Her: Inspiring Stories of Bold, Brave, and Gutsy Women in the U.S. Military

For fans of Rad American Women A Z, Rebel Girls, and Women Who Dared comes an inspiring collection of than 80 profiles about the brave women in the US military who fought hard for their country and even harder for what they believed in From the Revolutionary War to present day, women have prou

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love With Me

From the disability rights advocate and creator of the DisabledAndCute viral campaign, a thoughtful, inspiring, and charming collection of essays exploring what it means to be black and disabled in a mostly able bodied white America Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn t always been the case B

A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century

No matter your politics or home country this will change how you think about the movement of people between poor and rich countriesone of the best books on immigration written in a generation Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted The definitive chronicle of our new age of global migration, told

Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln

In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael L pez tell the story of Teresa Carre o, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.As a little girl, Teresa Carre o loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys of the piano If she felt sad, music cheered he


A true story from Raina Telgemeier, the 1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award winning author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach Her mom has one, too, so it s probably just a bug Raina eventually returns to school, where she s