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TEN DAYS A MADWOMAN

Ten Days a Madwoman
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Noyes
Author's First Name: 
Deborah
Publisher: 
Penguin (Viking)
Publication Date: 
2016

 This biography of Nellie Bly takes its title from her undercover stay an insane asylum for ten days in one of her most well-known exploits in her career in investigative journalism. Sidebars along with photos and articles from the time period give a complete and entertaining picture of Nellie Bly's life and times.

BURN BABY BURN

BURN BABY BURN
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Medina
Author's First Name: 
Meg
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2016

 Queens, NY: In the long hot summer of 1977, all minds are on serial killer Son of Sam. Cuban American Nora is balancing life with her mother and reckless younger brother Hector. Add in a blackout and a little bit of romance, and this story takes you on a true adventure.

THE DIVINERS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bray
Author's First Name: 
Libba
Publisher: 
Little, Brown
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Audio." 

BALLOONS OVER BROADWAY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE PUPPETEER OF MACY'S PARADE

Tony Sarg holding a tiger balloon
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sweet
Author's First Name: 
Melissa
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2011

I AM J

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Beam
Author's First Name: 
Cris
Publisher: 
Little, Brown
Publication Date: 
2011

Born in a girl's body, J knows he’s a guy, but even his parents and best friend can't see him for who he really is. In this nuanced portrait, J's search for self includes attending an LGBT-oriented school and investigating gender-reassignment. LGBT resources list appended.

 
 
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