Join us to learn about our forthcoming young adult nonfiction titles from Lerner Publishing Group!
Beyond Sex Ed: Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infections
Young people account for almost half of the 26 million new sexually transmitted infections reported in the US each year. This timely and informative book outlines symptoms, treatment, and risk reduction practices for common STIs.
Reimagining Police: The Future of Public Safety
Readers will learn about the history of law enforcement, approaches to public safety, and strategies for building a more just and inclusive society in this survey of policing and reform in the United States.
Smashing Stigma: Dismantling Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Stigma is everywhere, from mistrust of unhoused people to discrimination based on weight. Discover how to identify and confront stigma and stop the spread of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. Informational text is paired with personal stories.
Breakthrough: Katalin Karikó and the mRNA Vaccine
Breakthrough chronicles the life, hard work, and accomplishments of Katalin Karikó, one of the pioneering mRNA researchers whose work led to COVID-19 vaccines, depicting her as an inspirational figure for readers interested in science.
The Beasts in Your Brain: Understanding and Living with Anxiety and Depression
A clever, approachable, and empathetic read that reminds readers they are not alone in their feelings, teaches them the science of mental illness, and empowers them to quell the brain beasts of depression and anxiety.
Weed: Cannabis Culture in the Americas
Culture writer Caitlin Donohue uses interviews with medical researchers, educators, activists, artists, business leaders, and other experts to craft an inclusive and comprehensive overview of cannabis in the Western Hemisphere for young adults.
The Denim Diaries: A Memoir
From relationships and makeup to divorce and disordered eating, Laurie Boyle Crompton recounts the humor and heartbreak of her coming of age in rural Pennsylvania and New York City during the 1970s and 1980s.
"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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