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Friday, January 6, 2023

New Nonfiction- January 2023


There are many titles scheduled to be released in the first month of 2023.
Here are some of the titles on our radar.


by Leonard S. Marcus
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Bomb: Graphic Novel
by Steve Sheinkin and Nick Bertozzi
Roaring Brook Press

Doomed: Sacco, Vanzetti & the End of the American Dream
by John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro
Roaring Brook Press


Just Jerry: How Drawing Shaped My Life
by Jerry Pinkney
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Love Is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement
by Sandra Neil Wallace
illustrated by Bryan Collier
Simon & Schuster

The In-Between: A Memoir in Verse
by Katie Van Heidrich
Simon & Schuster

My Selma: Trues Stories of a Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement
by Willie Mae Brown
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

by Roberta Flack with Tonya Bolden
illustrated by Hayden Goodman
Anne Schwartz Books

by Traci N. Todd
illustrated by Shannon Wright
Orchard Books

The Indestructible Tom Crean: Heroic Explorer of Antarctica
by Jennifer Thermes
Viking Books for Young Readers

Ice Cream Man: How Augustus Jackson Made a Sweet Treat Better
by Glenda Armand and Kim Freeman
illustrated by Keith Mallett
Crown Books for Young Readers

Rosa Parks & Claudette Colvin: Civil Rights Heroes
by Tracey Baptiste
illustrated by Shauna J. Grant
First Second

Milloo's Mind: The Story of Maryam Faruqi, Trailblazer for Women's Education
by Reem Faruqi
illustrated by Hoda Hadidi
Harper Collins

To Boldly Go: How Nichelle Nichols and Star Trek Helped Advance Civil Rights
by Angela Dalton
illustrated by Lauren Semmer
Harper Collins

A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School
Adapted for Young Readers
by Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page
Delacorte Press

The Boy Who Followed His Father Into Auschwitz
A True Story Retold for Young Readers
by Jeremy Dronfield
Quill Tree Books


Yoshi, Sea Turtle Genius: A True Story About an Amazing Swimmer
by Lynne Cox
illustrated by Richard Jones
Anne Schwartz Books

by Lydia Lukidis
illustrated by Juan Calle

Bird Detectives: Science Sleuths and Their Feathered Friends
by Kristine Rivers and Carla J. Dove

The Penguin of Ilha Grande: From Animal Rescue to Extraordinary Friendship
by Shannon Earle
illustrated by Renato Alarcão

Whose Egg Is That?
by Darrin Lunde
illustrated by Kelsey Oseid

by Sneed B. Collard III
illustrated by Howard Gray

Extra Life: The Astonishing Story of How We Doubled Our Lifespan
Adapted for Young Readers
by Steven Johnson
Viking Books for Young Readers

The Gentle Genius of Trees
 by Philip Bunting
Crown Books for Young Readers

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