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Beyoncé / Taylor, Tammy

"Before she was an international superstar and feminist icon, Beyoncé was a girl from Texas who loved to sing and dance. As a member of Destiny's Child, she climbed the charts and became a member of one of the most famous girl groups in history. This launched Beyoncé into her solo career, and since then, she's become an unstoppable force in music and pop culture. Beyond music, she is a successful businesswoman and activist who helps bring issues of race and gender into the global conversation. Empowering and inspirational, Beyoncé tells the story of the woman who showed that girls can run the world. It includes a timeline, glossary, and index. First Names is a highly illustrated nonfiction series that puts readers on a first-name basis with some of the most incredible people in history and of today"--Provided by publisher.

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Come fly the world : the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am / Cooke, Julia

"A lively, unexpected portrait of the jet-age stewardesses serving on iconic Pan Am airways between 1966 and 1975"--Provided by publisher.

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Earth squad / Lê, Nhung.

"A timely book that champions environmental activists and encourages young readers to affect change in their own community"--Provided by publisher.

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How did I get here? : a memoir / Mccall, Bruce

A memoir of Canadian illustrator and author Bruce McCall best known for his contributions to the New Yorker.

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I'm in Seattle, where are you? : a memoir / Hutchins, William M.
I am in Seattle, where are you?
Authors -- Biography
Autobiographies
Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Iraqis -- United States -- Biography.
Seattle (Wash.) -- Biography.
Gay men -- Iraq -- Biography.
Kazār, Murtaḍá.

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Lennox Lewis : the untold story / Dr. Dre, 1965-

"An inside look at the career of Lennox Lewis from his rough upbringing to the Olympics and the professional ranks where he established himself as one of the greats in the history of the sport"--from www.imdb.com.

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Malala Yousafzai / Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

Biographies.
Girls -- Education -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Social conditions
Picture books for children.
Political activists -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Sex discrimination in education -- Pakistan.
Social reformers -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-
Women political activists -- Pakistan -- Biography.

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Maybe you should talk to someone : a therapist, her therapist, and our lives revealed / Gottlieb, Lori

"From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she)"--Provided by publisher.

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Megan Rapinoe / Morgan, Pau

Biographies.
Picture books for children.
Soccer players -- United States -- Biography.
Social justice
Women soccer players -- United States -- Biography.
Rapinoe, Megan, 1985-

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My heart is at ease / Solan, Gerta

Deported with her parents and grandparents from Prague to the Theresienstadt "model camp" in June 1942, Gerta Solan describes the Nazi campaign to mislead the Red Cross about their treatment of Jewish prisoners. Then comes Auschwitz, where she has to cope on her own with the corruption, brutality and desperation around her.