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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Nonfiction Releases- January 2019

2019 is already looking like a strong year for nonfiction. 

Here are new titles published this month.

On shelves January 1st

The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men
by Robert M. Edsel

Fake News: Separating Fact from Fiction
by Michael Miller

Forest Talk: How Trees Communicate
by Melissa Koch

Taking Cover: One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution
by Nioucha Homayoonfar

When Plants Attack: Strange and Terrifying Plants
by Rebecca E. Hirsch

Little Monsters of the Ocean: Metamorphosis Under the Waves
by Heather L. Montgomery

A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks
by Alice Faye Duncan and Xia Gordon

On shelves January 8th

We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults
by Susan Kuklin

We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
by Malala Yousafzai

Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII
by Mary Cronk Farrell

This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for Social Equality
by Jo Ann Ellen Boyce and Debbie Levy

1919: The Year That Changed America
by Martin W. Sandler

Elvis Is King
by Jonah Winter and Red Nose Studio

On shelves January 15th

The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop
by Carole Boston Weatherford and Frank Morrison

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre
by Anika Aldamuy Denise and Paola Escobar

On shelves January 22nd

Rotten!: Vultures, Beetles, Slime, and Nature's Other Decomposers
by Anita Sanchez and Gilbert Ford

Out of This World: The Surreal Art of Leonora Carrington
by Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall

On shelves January 29th

Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet
by Curtis Manley and Jessica Lanan

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