Outstanding Books I

This is a list of suggested reading for college-bound students and lifelong learners.

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Push
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sapphire
Call Number:
F Sapphire
Description:

Precious Jones is having her father's baby, but her classmates and a dedicated teacher help her to fight back.

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pipher, Mary
Call Number:
305.235 P6656r
Description:

Pipher looks at societal "girl poisoning" and the emotional and psychological havoc it wreaks on the lives of young women.

The Things They Carried
Artist/Author/Cast:
O'Brien, Tim
Call Number:
F O'Brien
Description:

U.S. soldiers in Vietnam carried on their backs necessities to keep them alive but sometimes heavier was their emotional baggage.

Triangle: The Fire That Changed America
Artist/Author/Cast:
Von Drehle, David
Call Number:
974.71041 V9465t
Description:

This is the moment-by-moment account of the deadly factory fire of 1911 and the labor reforms that followed.

Troy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Geras, Adele
Call Number:
YP F Geras
Description:

Observe the epic battles and heros of Troy as seen through the eyes of its women.

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