New York Times

These nonfiction books for children and teens, written by New York Times reporters, explore a range of fascinating subjects.

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To the Mountaintop
To the Mountaintop

New York Times

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Square Fish

A personal history of the civil rights movement from activist and acclaimed journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault. On January 20, 2009, 1.8 million people...

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Tree Shaker
Tree Shaker

New York Times

Bill Keller

Square Fish

He was a child of royalty, born and raised to defend tradition. But his African name—Rolihlahla, meaning "tree shaker"—hinted at a very different future. Nelson Mandela would spend...

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Digital Revolutionaries
Digital Revolutionaries

New York Times

Steve Lohr

Roaring Brook Press

In the beginning, there was the computer. And it was big. As big as a room. Sometimes as big as a house. Early computers required teams of white-coated scientists to keep them running, yet one...

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1968
1968

New York Times

by Michael T. Kaufman

Roaring Brook Press

1968, THE YEAR AMERICA GREW UP From racial and gender equality fights to the struggle against the draft and the Vietnam war, in 1968 Americans asked questions and fought...

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