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Newest Young Adult Non-fiction Book:
Doctor Who Character Encyclopedia by Jason Loborik
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Meet all the most important characters from the entire history of Doctor Who, including every Doctor and companion.

Packed with fascinating facts and statistics for characters from the Abzorbaloff to the Zygons, and with large cut-out poses and stunning stills from the program, this is the ultimate compendium of Doctor Who characters.


More New Young Adult Non-Fiction:
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel by Ransom Riggs
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A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. Somehow, impossible though it seems, they may still be alive.

Mandela and Truth and Reconciliation by Cath Senker
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How did Nelson Mandela help to heal a divided nation by supporting South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission?

What choices did he have, what support and advice did he receive, and how did his decisions affect history and his legacy? This book looks at a momentous event from recent times showing how one of the world's most charismatic leaders chose to follow a courageous and groundbreaking course of action.

The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet : A Play by William Shakespeare by Gareth Hinds
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She's a Capulet. He's a Montague.

When Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families, and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming.

It's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together?

In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page.

Available in paperback.
The Art of Drawing Dragons: Mythological Beasts and Fantasy Creatures by Michael Dobrzycki
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The ever-increasing popularity of mythological and fantasy creatures in film, graphic novels, and television creates high demand for instruction books on drawing these fantastic beasts.

In this newest addition to our Collector's series, aspiring artists will find 144 pages of clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from fire-breathing dragons to seven-headed monsters and magical fairies. Information on the origin and history of mythological creatures gives this book an extra-special appeal. The author's helpful tips on shading and drawing techniques show readers everything they need to know to create their own impressive beasts.

Although there are fantasy-themed drawing books on the market, this book is unique because it features a wide range of fantasy subjects rather than focusing on only one type of creature (such as dragons or fairies). It also sets itself apart from similar books with its helpful information on combining graphite pencil with other media, such as charcoal and black watercolor paint or ink. In addition, this extraordinary book features dragons and other mythological creatures from around the world, including those originating in Egyptian, Irish, Norse, and Greek mythology; whereas, most other fantasy books include generic, non-regional subjects.


Older Young Adult Non-Fiction:
2013