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Newest Young Adult Non-fiction Book:
In Real Life by Cory Doctorow
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Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the MMO role-playing game that she spends most of her free time on.

It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world and make friends.

Things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer, a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn. This behavior is strictly against the rules in Coarsegold, but Anda soon comes to realize that questions of right and wrong are a lot less straightforward when a real person's livelihood is at stake.

Available in paperback.

More New Young Adult Non-Fiction:
This Star Won't Go Out : The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl by Esther Earl
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A collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16.

Photographs and essays by family and friends will help to tell Esther's story along with an introduction by award-winning author John Green who dedicated his #1 bestselling novel The Fault in Our Stars to her.


Older Young Adult Non-Fiction:
2014
2013