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Sir Trevor McDonald is an extraordinary man - and he has led an improbable life. Now in his 80th year, he is known and loved by people the world over for his humility, charm and natural ease. As a natural storyteller and communicator, he has few equals. In An Improbable Life, Sir Trevor recounts his personal experience of world events and interviews with globally famous - or notorious - figures. He has witnessed war and death and risked his own life to meet and talk with despots and liberators. We read about his first trip to South Africa, and obtaining the first British television interview with Nelson Mandela; his reflections on the Windrush generation; and experiencing Barack Obama's momentous inauguration as President of the USA. Engaging, intimate and moving, this is the life story of an exceptional journalist and broadcaster who over decades has expertly revealed to us history in the making. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781474614757 • Author: Trevor McDonald • Publisher: W&N • Format: Hardback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.2 x 3.4cm

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'Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can't afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak'. The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race... Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ANDWINNER OF THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION NARRATIVE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781408870587 • Author: Reni Eddo-Lodge • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.8 x 2.4cm

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Who killed JFK? What happened to Malaysian Airways plane MH370, the flight 'that disappeared'? Featuring government cover-ups, secret societies, unsolved mysteries and brazen experiments, Conspiracy explores the range of conspiracy theories from the most outlandish to the most plausible, and gets to the bottom of what really happened. Whether discussing strange goings on at CERN or the meetings of the Bilderberg Group, authors Charlotte Greig and Mike Rothschild examine the facts with a clear and critical eye and tell you what it is we really need to worry about. Product Information: ISBN: 9781838573799 Author: Charlotte Greig  Publisher: Arcturus Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Dimensions: 15.3 x 23.3 x 2.1cm

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Did aliens help to build the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza, and what were they trying to tell us? Is the food industry colluding to make us addicted to sugar? Prepare yourself for some startling revelations on these topics and many more in this updated and expanded compendium of the world’s scariest and strangest conspiracy theories. Whether you’re a doubter or a self-confessed conspiracy junkie, you’ll find a cover-up for every occasion. And remember, just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you… Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787835658 • Author: Jamie King • Publisher: Summerdale • Format: Paperback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.2 cm

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Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a promise - he'll never follow his big brother, Andre, down the wrong path. So far, it's been easy, but when a date ends in tragedy, Marlon finds himself hunted. They're after the mysterious Mr Orange, and they're going to use Marlon to get to him. Marlon's out of choices - can he become the person he never wanted to be, to protect everyone he loves? Product Information: ISBN: 9781444927207 Author: Patrice Lawrence Publisher: Hodder's Childrens Books Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Dimensions: 13 x 3.4 x 19.8 cm 

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In this rousing and deeply empathetic book, Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracism Research and Policy Center, shows that when it comes to racism, neutrality is not an option: until we become part of the solution, we can only be part of the problem. Using his extraordinary gifts as a teacher and story-teller, Kendi helps us recognise that everyone is, at times, complicit in racism whether they realise it or not, and by describing with moving humility his own journey from racism to antiracism, he shows us how instead to be a force for good. Along the way, Kendi punctures all the myths and taboos that so often cloud our understanding, from arguments about what race is and whether racial differences exist to the complications that arise when race intersects with ethnicity, class, gender and sexuality. In the process he demolishes the myth of the post-racial society and builds from the ground up a vital new understanding of racism - what it is, where it is hidden, how to identify it and what to do about it. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781847925992 • Author: Ibram X. Kendi • Publisher: Bodley Head • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions:22.2 x 14.4 x 3.1cm

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As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change. FOR BLACK GIRLS: Understand that your journey is unique. Use this book as a guide. Our wish for you is that you read this and feel empowered, comforted and validated in every emotion you experience, or decision that you make. FOR EVERYONE ELSE: We can only hope that reading this helps you to be a better friend, parent, sibling or teacher to black girls living through what we did. It's time we stepped away from seeing this as a problem that black people are charged with solving on their own. It's a collective effort. And everyone has a role to play. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529118544 • Author: Chelsea Kwakye • Publisher: Merky Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 336 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.7 x 2.3cm

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Seventeen-year-old Indigo has had a tough start in life, having grown up in the care system after her dad killed her mum. Bailey, also seventeen, lives with his parents in Hackney and spends all his time playing guitar or tending to his luscious ginger afro. When Indigo and Bailey meet at sixth form, serious sparks fly. But when Bailey becomes the target of a homeless man who seems to know more about Indigo than is normal, Bailey is forced to make a choice he should never have to make. A life-affirming story about falling in love and everyone's need to belong. The breathtaking second book from the author of Orangeboy, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Older Readers, the YA Book Prize, the CrimeFest award, and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award . Product Information: ISBN: 9781444927184 Author: Patrice Lawrence Publisher: Hodder Children's Books Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Dimensions: 13.5 x 19.7 x 3.3cm

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Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense. There used to be an empty chair at the back of my class, but now a new boy called Ahmet is sitting in it. He's nine years old (just like me), but he's very strange. He never talks and never smiles and doesn't like sweets - not even lemon sherbets, which are my favourite! But then I learned the truth: Ahmet really isn't very strange at all. He's a refugee who's run away from a War. A real one. With bombs and fires and bullies that hurt people. And the more I find out about him, the more I want to help. That's where my best friends Josie, Michael and Tom come in. Because you see, together we've come up with a plan... Product Information: ISBN: 9781510105010 Author: Onjali Q. Raúf Publisher: Orion Books Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Dimensions: 12.8 x 19.6 x 3cm

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An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved. Talk about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history of race and society, giving context to how racist attitudes come into being. It looks at belonging and identity, the damaging effects of stereotyping and the benefits of positive representation. The authors talk sensitively about how to identify and challenge racism, and how to protect against and stop racist behaviour. Aimed at young people aged 10 and upwards. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526303998 • Author: Nikesh Shukla • Publisher: Wayland • Format: Paperback • Pages: 48 • Dimensions: 24.4 x 17.2 x 0.8cm

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Eighteen months ago, 17-year-old Rose and 13-year-old Rudder escaped a strict religious sect with their mum. They are still trying to make sense of the world outside - no more rules about clothes and books, films and music, no more technology bans. But also no more friendship with the people they've known all their lives, no community and no certainty. It doesn't help that their mum has to work all hours to pay rent on their cramped, smelly, one-bed flat above a kebab shop in Hackney. When Rudder accidently sets a devastating chain of events into action, Rose must decide whether to sacrifice everything and go back to the life she hates, in order to save the people she loves. Product Information: ISBN: 9781444940657 Author: Patrice Lawrence Publisher: Hodders Children's Books Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Dimensions: 12.8 x 19.5 x 3.4cm

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Join Bob Woodward, the No 1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, as he uncovers the precise moment the president was warned about the Covid-19 epidemic.  In dramatic detail, Woodward takes readers into the Oval Office as Trump’s head pops up when he is told in January 2020 that the pandemic could reach the scale of the 1918 Spanish Flu that killed 675,000 Americans. In 17 on-the-record interviews with Woodward over seven volatile months - an utterly vivid window into Trump’s mind - the president provides a self-portrait that is part denial and part combative interchange mixed with surprising moments of doubt as he glimpses the perils in the presidency and what he calls the 'dynamite behind every door'.  At key decision points, Rage shows how Trump’s responses to the crises of 2020 were rooted in the instincts, habits and style he developed during his first three years as president. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781471197710 • Author: Bob Woodward • Publisher: Simon & Schuster • Format: Hardback • Pages: 480 • Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.3 x 3.3cm

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Race is real because we perceive it. Racism is real because we enact it. But the appeal to science to strengthen racist ideologies is on the rise - and increasingly part of the public discourse on politics, migration, education, sport and intelligence. Stereotypes and myths about race are expressed not just by overt racists, but also by well-intentioned people whose experience and cultural baggage steer them towards views that are not supported by the modern study of human genetics. Even some scientists are uncomfortable expressing opinions deriving from their research where it relates to race. Yet, if understood correctly, science and history can be powerful allies against racism, granting the clearest view of how people actually are, rather than how we judge them to be. This is a vital manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation, and a timely weapon against the misuse of science to justify bigotry. Product Information: ISBN: 9781474611244 Author: Adam Rutherford Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Format: Hardback Pages: 224 Dimensions: 22 x 14 x 2.4cm

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This is an informative picture book explaining what racism is and explaining the effects of racism. It aims to develop empathy and promote inclusivity through relatable text and illustration. Product Information: ISBN: 9781445164434 Author: Anita Ganeri Publisher: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Dimensions: 18.7 x 0.3 x 20.9 cm

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A young activist's guide filled with real ways to make a difference! Get excited to stand against prejudice in your community and the world with this introduction to non-violent activism. Young activists: follow the practical and effective methods in this book, and help mobilise others to raise awareness and end prejudice now! Product Information: ISBN: 9781445168210 Author: Izzi Howell Publisher: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Pages: 48 Dimensions: 18.8 x 1 x 24 cm

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Discover the extraordinary inside story of how Instagram became the world's most successful app... In just ten years, Instagram has gone from being a simple photo app to a $100-billion company. The journey has involved ground-breaking innovations, a billion-dollar takeover, and clashes between some of the biggest names in tech. But it's a story that has never been told - until now. In No Filter, Bloomberg's Sarah Frier reveals how Instagram became the hottest app in a generation, reshaping our culture and economy in the process. With astonishing access to all the key players - from Instagram's co-founders to super-influencers like Kris Jenner - Frier offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of every moment in the company's life: from its launch, to its unlikely acquisition by Facebook, to its founders' dramatic disputes with their new boss, Mark Zuckerberg. No Filter explores how Instagram has reshaped global business, creating a new economy of 'influencers' and pioneering a business model that sells an aspirational lifestyle to all of us. And it delves into Instagram's effects on popular culture, rewiring our understanding of celebrity and placing mounting pressure on all of us to perform online - to the point of warping our perception of reality. Product Information: ISBN: 9781847942524 Author: Sarah Frier Publisher: Random House Business Format: Hardback Pages: 352 Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 3.2cm

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Find out about the life of Rosa from how she fought racism and was an activist in the civil rights movement to how she is remembered today. For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for children reading at band 9, gold. Product Information: ISBN: 9781445166254 Author: Izzi Howell Publisher: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Pages: 64 Dimensions: 20.2 x 0.8 x 22.5 cm

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Find out about the life of Martin Luther King Jr from how he fought racism and led the civil rights movement to his tragic death and how he is remembered now around the world. For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for children reading at band 9, gold. Product Information: ISBN: 9781445166469 Author: Izzi Howell Publisher: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Pages: 24 Dimensions:  20 x 0.9 x 23.4 cm

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A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics Product information: ISBN: 9781783962433 Author: Tim Marshall Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited Format: Paperback Pages: 320

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