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YALSA'S OUTSTANDING BOOKS FOR THE COLLEGE BOUND AND LIFELONG LEARNERS: Arts and Humanities

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/arts-and-humanities


Art that changed the world book Art that changed the world


709 ART THA

This beautiful and extensive collection examines the history of art. Organized chronologically, the combination of visuals and informative text is both approachable and easy to grasp.



Rookie yearbook one Teen Book Rookie yearbook one


TEEN 305.2352 ROOKIE

A refreshingly real and passionate handbook to music, movies, pop cultural icons, and getting through the hardest, most confusing years of your life.



Little fish : a memoir from a different kind of year Teen Book Little fish : a memoir from a different kind of year

Beyer, Ramsey, author, illustrator.
TEEN BIO BEYER BEYER

In this autobiographical tale told through a variety of formats, Beyer moves from a small town in Michigan to an art school in Baltimore. Original journal entries, lists, and comics are all used to recount the joys, discoveries, and challenges of her first year in college.



Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America Teen Book Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America

Blumenthal, Karen.
TEEN 796.082 BLUMENT

Although we take it for granted that girls play high school and college sports, this wasn’t always the case. Who was responsible for the passage of Title IX, and at what cost? This fascinating chapter in the history of feminist equality is a story that should not be forgotten.



World religions book World religions

Bowker, John, 1935-
200 BOWKER

This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated work introduces the reader to faiths of the world through religious artifacts, paintings, architecture, and annotations of sacred texts. It includes timelines comparing significant events and people.



Shakespeare : the world as stage book Shakespeare : the world as stage

Bryson, Bill.
BIO SHAKESP BRYSON

Bryson hits the mark with his characteristic wit as he explores the world of Shakespeare and the mystery surrounding the man and his plays.



Gods like us : on movie stardom and modern fame book Gods like us : on movie stardom and modern fame

Burr, Ty.
306.48 BURR

Why do we obsess about Hollywood and its stars? Burr’s history of cinema and acting illuminates why we love—and sometimes love to hate—the idea of celebrity.



The Oxford project book The Oxford project

Feldstein, Peter.
977.7655 FELDSTE

In 1984, Feldstein took photos of everyone in the small Iowa town of Oxford. In 2004, he returned and did it again. Here are their photographs and stories.



Bossypants book Bossypants

Fey, Tina, 1970-
BIO FEY FEY

How did one of the funniest women in the world get to where she is? In Fey’s own words, “you have to go down the chute.”



Rapture practice : a true story Teen Book Rapture practice : a true story

Hartzler, Aaron.
TEEN BIO HARTZLE HARTZLE

How do you accept yourself and your beliefs when they differ from your family’s? Hartzler’s memoir of growing up gay in a house where his parents believed the Rapture could happen any moment is funny, honest, and respectful of the idea that being yourself doesn’t mean disrespecting or undermining others.



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