17 Books to Kick-Start Fall
A debut novel reveals the agony and ecstasy of Midwestern youth...Jacqueline Woodson on the power of diversity in kid lit...a new volume collects the letters Nelson Mandela wrote from behind bars...and more.
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A Girl's Guide to Missiles
In this effervescent memoir, Piper chronicles her coming-of-age in 1970s China Lake, California, a testing ground for smart bombs amid the exotic beauty of the Mojave Desert.
— Michelle Hart