New October Non-Fiction

New popular adult non-fiction coming out in October listed here!

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The First Shots : The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine.

The First Shots : The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine.

Borrell, Brendan.
2021

Award-winning journalist Brendan Borrell brings the defining story of our times alive through compulsively readable, first-time reporting on the players driving the race against a vicious pandemic. Soon to be the subject of an HBO limited series, Borrelll draws on exclusive, high-level access to weave together the intense vaccine-race conflicts among hard-driving, heroic scientists and the epic rivalries among Washington power players that shaped 18 months of fear, resolve, and triumph. Print run 75,000.

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Me Tomorrow : Indigenous Views on the Future.

Me Tomorrow : Indigenous Views on the Future.

Taylor, Drew Hayden.
2021

First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists, activists, educators and writers, youth and elders come together to envision Indigenous futures in Canada and around the world. This collection is a powerful and important expression of imagination rooted in social critique, cultural experience, traditional knowledge, activism and the multifaceted experiences of Indigenous people on Turtle Island. Residence: Curve Lake First Nation, ON.

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Social Justice Parenting : How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-Racist, Justice-Minded Kids in an Unjust World.

Social Justice Parenting : How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-Racist, Justice-Minded Kids in an Unjust World.

Baxley, Traci.
2021

As a global pandemic shuttered schools across the country in 2020, parents found themselves thrust into the role of teacher. So often parents make choices based on what's best for their children, versus what's best for all children in their community. Dr. Traci Baxley - a professor of education - offers the essential guidance and curriculum parents have been searching for. Dr. Baxley suggests that parenting is a form of activism, and encourages parents to acknowledge their influence in developing compassionate, socially-conscious kids. Print run 50,000.

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