Series: Tuesday McGillycuddy AdventuresFinding SerendipityHardcoverAngelica Banks9781627791540$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Feb 03, 2015
A magical journey into the land where stories come from“[A] sweet-toned, summer-fun story.” —The New York Times Book ReviewWhen Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday's mother—the famous author Serendipity Smith—has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure. In their quest to find Serendipity, they discover the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories come from. Here, Tuesday befriends the fearless Vivienne Small, learns to sail an enchanted boat, tangles with an evil pirate, and discovers the tr... + Read More
Series: The Construction CrewA Picture BookFirst EditionHardcoverLynn Meltzer9780805088847$22.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Nov 08, 2011
The construction gang is tearing down an old building and laying the foundation for a new home. Workers use all kinds of trucks and tools to get the job done. And just in time for a family to move in.The alliterative text completel with shout-out language that young children will love is just right for preschoolers.
Series: Tuesday McGillycuddy AdventuresA Week without TuesdayHardcoverStevie Lewis9781627791557$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Feb 02, 2016
A charming adventure full of magic and mystery, set in the land where stories come from.Something is broken in the land of story. Real and imaginary worlds are colliding—putting everything and everyone in grave peril. Tuesday and Baxterr, at the request of the Librarian, and with the help of Vivienne Small, venture to find the Gardener—the one person who can stop this catastrophe. On their way, they'll meet friends and foes, and discover strengths they didn't know they had. Will they be able to save the land of story?A Week Without Tuesday by A... + Read More
Series: Wings & Co.Three Pickled HerringsBook TwoHardcoverSally Gardner9780805099140$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Sep 16, 2014
At the Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency, Emily Vole and her friends are beginning to worry. It's been five months since their official opening, and they haven't had a single case! Then local landowner Sir Walter Cross dies in sudden and mysterious circumstances, and his case arrives right on their doorstep. And soon the detectives hear more baffling news: Mr. Rollo the tailor has mysteriously lost everything, and Pan Smith's wedding plans have been ruined the night before her big day.Now Wings & Co. has not one, but three pickled herrings to ... + Read More
Series: Tuesday McGillycuddy AdventuresBlueberry Pancakes ForeverFinding Serendipity Book ThreeHardcoverAngelica Banks9781627791564$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Feb 07, 2017
In this third adventure from the author ofFinding Serendipity, Tuesday McGillycuddy must grapple with a new villain in the Land of Story.After an unthinkable loss, time seems to freeze for Tuesday and her mother, the famous author Serendipity Smith. In the land of story, Vivienne Small's world is frozen too—a perpetual winter has fallen. When a terrible villain takes Vivienne hostage, it's up to Tuesday to save her friend—and herself. On her quest, she'll discover what lies at the bottom of her heart, and at the heart of her writing. Beautiful... + Read More
Series: The Joy of Writing SexA Guide for Fiction WritersRevisedPaperbackElizabeth Benedict9780805069938$22.99LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Feb 01, 2002
Twelve years after it was first published,The Joy of Writing Sex remains the classic writer's resource on creating compelling sex scenes. Elizabeth Benedict covers all the issues, from the first time, to married sex and adultery, to sex in the age of AIDS.Her instruction, supported with examples from the works of today's most respected writers—among them, Dorothy Allison, Russell Banks, Alan Hollinghurst, Joyce Carol Oates, Carol Shields, and John Updike—focuses on crafting believable sex scenes that hinge on freshness of character, dialogue, m... + Read More
Series: The Great ReformerFrancis and the Making of a Radical PopeFirst EditionHardcoverAusten Ivereigh9781627791571$34.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 25, 2014
A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religionsAn expansive and deeply contextual work, at its heartThe Great Reformer is about the intersection of faith and politics--the tension between the pope's innovative vision for the Church and the obstacles he faces in an institution still strongly defined by its conservative past. Based on extensive interviews in Argentina and years of study of the Catholic Church, Iverei... + Read More
Series: Les Petits FairytalesGoldilocks and the Three BearsLes Petits FairytalesBoard bookTrixie Belle9780805099126$8.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Feb 25, 2014
Discover the magic ofGoldilocks and the Three Bears in this petite edition of the classic fairytale, created especially for little readers with just a handful of words and bright, enchanting illustrations.
Series: Creature from My ClosetThe Lord of the HatHardcoverObert Skye9781627791625$15.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Oct 06, 2015
In Book 5 in the Creature from My Closet series, Rob Burnside is visited by an especially strange closet creature!Rob Burnside thinks he's getting the hang of things. It almost seems as if he has learned all he needed to from his unusual closet. Beardy, the doorknob, has it locked up and there are no signs of the closet door opening again.But something slips from the closet unnoticed and that something is part Gollum, part Cat in the Hat. He's an intense creature with mad rhyming skills. When Rob's family wins a trip to Colorado, something extr... + Read More
Series: Wounds of PassionA Writing LifePaperbackbell hooks9780805057225$24.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 15, 1999
San Francisco Chronicle best-seller.Wounds of Passion is a memoir about writing, love, and sexuality. With her customary boldness and insight, Bell Hooks critically reflects on the impact of birth control and the women's movement on our lives. Resisting the notion that love and writing don't mix, she begins a fifteen-year relationship with a gifted poet and scholar, who inspires and encourages her. Writing the acclaimed book Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism at the age of nineteen, she begins to emerge as a brilliant social critic and p... + Read More
Series: Creature from My ClosetBatneezerThe Creature From My ClosetHardcoverObert Skye9781627791632$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Sep 13, 2016
For the first time, Rob Burnside knows when his closet is about to open--but he's not prepared for what emerges. A mash-up of Ebenezer Scrooge and Lego Batman, this new visitor's unusual antics are only one of Rob's problems. While enduring visits by the ghosts of books past, present, and future, Rob learns some shocking news: A battle is brewing, and his school needs a hero. What he gets is so much more (Spoiler alert: All the creatures from past books come visit!)Obert Skye doesn't let his fans down in the hilarious final installment in the C... + Read More
Series: Ninja!Ninja!HardcoverArree Chung9780805099119$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Jun 03, 2014
A ninja must be strong, courageous, and silent! He creeps through the house on a secret mission. There may be obstacles! But have no fear—a true ninja can overcome all challenges.
Series: Emerson BarksHardcoverLiza Woodruff9781627791670$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Aug 16, 2016
Arf! Arf! Arf!Bird, squirrels, the mailman--Emerson can't help but bark his loudest when he gets excited. But when his bark scares one of his neighborhood friends into hiding, Emerson's girl Eva must forbid him from barking altogether. Can Emerson adjust to a life in silence? Or will he find a way to put his powerful bark to good use?Liza Woodruff'sEmerson Barks is a charming dog story that shows how good intentions can triumph over mistakes.
Series: Shout! Shout It Out!First EditionHardcoverDenise Fleming9780805092370$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 6Mar 29, 2011
Kids are often told to sit still and be quiet. But Denise Fleming encourages them to shout, shout it out! By taking basic learning concepts like numbers, letters, and colors and putting them on display, she asks kids to shout out what they know--and her readers will be happy to oblige.With bold colors and her unique handmade paper art, Denise Fleming makes learning into a game. Long-time fans and sharp-eyed newcomers will be happy to see that Mouse returns on every page, shouting along with the crowd!
Series: American Empire ProjectBase NationHow U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the WorldFirst EditionHardcoverDavid Vine9781627791694$39.99POLITICAL SCIENCE Aug 25, 2015
From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseasAmerican military bases encircle the globe. More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands. These bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely, a little-noticed part of the Pentagon's vast operations. But in an eye-opening account,Base Nation shows that the worldwide network of bases brings with it a panoply of il... + Read More
Series: Uncertain JusticeThe Roberts Court and the ConstitutionFirst EditionHardcoverLaurence Tribe9780805099096$37.00POLITICAL SCIENCE Jun 03, 2014
With the Supreme Court more influential than ever, this eye-opening book tells the story of how the Roberts Court is shaking the foundation of our nation's lawsFrom Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding Obamacare and gay marriage, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has profoundly affected American life. Yet the court remains a mysterious institution, and the motivations of the nine men and women who serve for life are often obscure. Now, inUncertain Justice, Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz show the surprising extent ... + Read More
Series: Daytime NighttimeFirst EditionBoard bookWilliam Low9781627791724$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Feb 10, 2015
Who likes the day? Butterflies. Who likes the night? Owls.Who is working today? Beavers. Who is flying tonight? Bats.Readers turn the pages to reveal what animals are doing during the day and at night.
Series: Why Darwin MattersThe Case Against Intelligent DesignFirst EditionPaperbackMichael Shermer9780805083064$25.99SCIENCE Jul 24, 2007
"Shermer is savage about the shortcomings of intelligent designand eloquent about the spirituality of science . . . An invaluable primer."—Los Angeles Times Book ReviewScience is on the defensive. Half of Americans reject the theory of evolution and intelligent-design campaigns are gaining ground. Classroom by classroom, creationism is overthrowing biology.InWhy Darwin Matters, bestselling author Michael Shermer decodes the scientific evidence to show that evolution is not "just a theory" and illustrates how it achieves the design of life throu... + Read More
Series: The Tortoise and the SoldierA Story of Courage and Friendship in World War IHardcoverMichael Foreman9781627791731$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Nov 24, 2015
As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based on true events, and with charming illustrations, this story of war, courage, and friendship will win the hearts of readers.
Series: Secrets of the Dragon TombThe Emperor of MarsHardcoverPatrick Samphire9780805099089$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Jul 18, 2017
A missing Martian. A sinister plot. A Napoleonic spy. . . Boundless adventures await in Book 2 of The Secrets of the Dragon Tomb middle grade sci-fi series!If Edward thought life was going to be easy in Lunae City, he was very, very wrong. The moment he intercepts a thief escaping from Lady Harleston’s town house, he is caught in a terrible scheme that threatens all of Mars. Soon he’s fighting off vicious sea serpents, battling a small army of heavily armored thugs, and trying to unpick an impossible mystery. Edward doesn’t know whom he can tru... + Read More
Series: How to Raise an AdultBreak Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for SuccessHardcoverJulie Lythcott-Haims9781627791779$31.50FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Jun 09, 2015
New York TimesBestseller"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . .A must-readfor every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of theNew York Times bestsellersThe Price of Privilege andTeach Your Children Well"For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem,How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time." -Daniel H. Pink, author of theNew York Times bestsellersDriveandA Whole New MindA provocative manifesto that exposes the h... + Read More
An updated edition of this definitive guide to dietary health and nutrition for expectant mothersNutrition for a Healthy Pregnancyis a reliable reference for women who want more than just a "how to eat" guide. Fully revised in a smaller trim size, this edition features new menus and recipes as well as the latest findings on how a mother's nutrition during pregnancy determines her child's risk for heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases later in life. You'll find clear explanations of--what foods to avoid and why--the role of v... + Read More
Series: The Gilded CageHardcoverLucinda Gray9781627791816$24.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Aug 02, 2016
After growing up on a farm in Virginia, Walthingham Hall in England seems like another world to sixteen-year-old Katherine Randolph. Her new life, filled with the splendor of upper class England in the 1820s, is shattered when she discovers the corpse of her brother George in a lake on the estate-the tragic accidental drowning of a young man, the coroner reports, despite the wound to George's head.Katherine is expected to observe the mourning customs and get on with her life, but she can't accept that her brother's death was an accident. A bitt... + Read More
Series: Secrets of the Dragon TombSecrets of the Dragon TombHardcoverPatrick Samphire9780805099065$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Jan 12, 2016
Mars in 1816 is a world of high society, deadly danger, and strange clockwork machines. Pterodactyls glide through the sky, automatic servants hand out sandwiches at elegant garden parties, and in the north, the great dragon tombs hide marvels of Ancient Martian technology.Twelve-year-old Edward Sullivan has always dreamed of becoming a spy like the ones he reads of in his favorite sci-fi magazine,Thrilling Martian Tales. Instead, he spends his days keeping his eccentric family from complete disaster . . . that is, until the villainous archaeol... + Read More
A man questions everything--his faith, his morality, his country--as he recounts his experience as an interrogator in Iraq; an unprecedented memoir and "an act of incredible bravery" (Phil Klay)"Remarkable... Both an agonized confession and a chilling expose of one of the darkest interludes of the War on Terror. Only this kind of courage and honesty can bring America back to the democratic values that we are so rightfully proud of." --Sebastian JungerConsequence is the story of Eric Fair, a kid who grew up in the shadows of crumbling Bethlehem ... + Read More
In this rhyming story, children describe the sights and sounds of riding on the merry-go-round.
Series: Texts from Jane EyreAnd Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary CharactersFirst EditionHardcoverMallory Ortberg9781627791830$34.00HUMOR Nov 04, 2014
Hilariously imagined text conversations—the passive aggressive, the clever, and the strange—from classic and modern literary figures, from Scarlett O'Hara to Jessica WakefieldMallory Ortberg, the co-creator of the cult-favorite websiteThe Toast, presents this whimsical collection of hysterical text conversations from your favorite literary characters. Everyone knows that if Scarlett O'Hara had an unlimited text-and-data plan, she'd constantly try to tempt Ashley away from Melanie with suggestive messages. If Mr. Rochester could text Jane Eyre, ... + Read More
A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.
Series: MenNotes from an Ongoing InvestigationHardcoverLaura Kipnis9781627791878$28.99SOCIAL SCIENCE Nov 18, 2014
From the notoriously contrarian author ofAgainst Love, a witty and probing examination of why badly behaved men have been her lifelong fascination, on and off the pageIt's no secret that men often behave in intemperate ways, but in recent years we've witnessed so many spectacular public displays of male excess—disgraced politicians, erotically desperate professors, fallen sports icons—that we're left to wonder whether something has come unwired in the collective male psyche.In the essays collected here, Laura Kipnis revisits the archetypes of ... + Read More
Series: Sailing to FreedomFirst EditionHardcoverMartha Bennett Stiles9780805092387$18.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jul 03, 2012
When Ray Ingle asks his Uncle Thad if he can go to sea with him, he knows his parents won't like it. But they're not around, and anything is better than staying with mean old Uncle Slye! To Ray's great surprise, Uncle Thad agrees to take him on, and soon Ray and his pet capuchin monkey Allie are helping out in the galley ofThe Newburyport Beauty.Ray knows Cook used to be a slave, though now he's free. But when Ray discovers what Cook is hiding in the kitchen pantry, he gets more involved with the question of slavery than he ever could have ima... + Read More
Series: Head CaseMy Brain and Other WondersHardcoverCole Cohen9781627791892$28.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 19, 2015
The summer before she was set to head out-of-state to pursue her MFA, twenty-six-year-old Cole Cohen submitted herself to a battery of tests. For as long as she could remember, she'd struggled with a series of learning disabilities that made it nearly impossible to judge time and space-standing at a cross walk, she couldn't tell you if an oncoming car would arrive in ten seconds or thirty; if you asked her to let you know when ten minutes had passed, she might notify you in a minute or an hour. These symptoms had always kept her from getting a ... + Read More
Better Eyesight Without Glasses is not only the definitive source for the classic Bates Method, it is in itself a remarkable phenomenon. Dr. William H. Bates’s revolutionary and entirely commonsensical theory of self-taught improved eyesight has helped hundreds of thousands of people to triumph over normal defects of vision without the mechanical aid of eyeglasses. If you think that your eyesight could be made better by natural methods, you are right.After years of experimentation, Dr. Bates came to the conclusion that many people who wore glas... + Read More
Series: Forever for a YearHardcoverB. T. Gottfred9781627791915$20.50YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 17 - 18Jul 07, 2015
When Carolina and Trevor meet on their first day of school, something draws them to each other. They gradually share first kisses, first touches, first sexual experiences. When they're together, nothing else matters. But one of them will make a choice, and the other a mistake, that will break what they thought was unbreakable. Both will wish that they could fall in love again for the first time . . . but first love, by definition, can't happen twice.Told in Carolina and Trevor's alternating voices, this is an up-close-and-personal story of tw... + Read More
Series: Matt and Bibi Math AdventuresPastry School in ParisAn Adventure in CapacityFirst EditionHardcoverCindy Neuschwander9780805083149$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 11May 26, 2009
The Zills family is off to Paris to see the sights and take a class at the International Pastry Academy! In class, Matt and Bibi have to measure liquids to make lollipops. It's hard work, but knowing about different liquid measurements comes in handy when the Inspector General pays a visit while everyone else is out.The twins want to help. Will their knack for baking the best-ever brownies and their knowledge of capacity be enough to save the day?
Series: Turtle Tug to the RescueHardcoverMichael Slack9781627791946$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Mar 21, 2017
Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle powers through gusty winds and treacherous tides, combing the seas to protect his friends from a dangerous storm. From panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends. He's a turtle tugboat on a mission to make the world a safer place.A Christy Ottaviano Book
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesD is for DeadbeatA Kinsey Millhone MysteryFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805002485$40.00FICTION May 15, 1987
Sue Grafton's #1New York Times bestselling series, reissued for a whole new generation of readers!D IS FOR DEADBEATHe called himself Alvin Limardo, and the job he had for Kinsey was cut-and-dried: locate a kid who'd done him a favor and pass on a check for $25,000. It was only later, after he'd stiffed her for her retainer, that Kinsey found out his name was Daggett. John Daggett. Ex-con. Inveterate liar. Chronic drunk. And dead. The cops called it an accident--death by drowning. Kinsey wasn't so sure.Pulled into the detritus of a dead man's li... + Read More
Series: Under the StarsHow America Fell in Love with CampingHardcoverDan White9781627791953$39.00TRAVEL Jun 14, 2016
“The definitive book on camping in America. . . . A passionate, witty, and deeply engaging examination of why humans venture into the wild.”—Cheryl Strayed, author ofWildFrom the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades, Dan White travels the nation to experience firsthand—and sometimes face first—how the American wilderness transformed from the devil’s playground into a source of adventure, relaxation, and renewal.Whether he’s camping nude in cougar country, being attacked by wildlife while “glamping,” or crashing a girls-only adventure f... + Read More
Robert Frost was the most emblematically American of poets, a forthright advocate of both the art and craft of verse who was recognized and cherished as few other poets have ever been. This reader offers students and scholars a plethora of his speeches, interviews, correspondence, one-act plays, and other materials, as well as lengthy selections from all of Frost's books of verse. Though many have been drawn to his seemingly old-fashioned simplicity, this wide-ranging reader in fact reveals that Frost's work was often dark or ironic in tone—and... + Read More
Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venomous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin.
Series: Anansi the SpiderA Tale from the AshantiHardcoverGerald McDermott9780805003109$22.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7May 15, 1972
Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief-maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.In adapting this popular folktale, Gerald McDermott merges the old with the ... + Read More
A dark, fantastical, multi-generational tale about a family whose patriarch is consumed by the hunt for the mythical, elusive sasquatch he encountered in his youthEli Roebuck was nine years old when his mother walked off into the woods with "Mr. Krantz," a large, strange, hairy man who may or may not be a sasquatch. What Eli knows for certain is that his mother went willingly, leaving her only son behind. For the rest of his life, Eli is obsessed with the hunt for the bizarre creature his mother chose over him, and we watch it affect every rela... + Read More
Series: ChanelA Woman of her OwnPaperbackAxel Madsen9780805016390$34.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 15, 1991
Alex Madsen brings to life Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, the queen of fashion who revolutionized women's styles forever.
Series: PiglooHardcoverAnne Marie Pace9781627792028$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Oct 25, 2016
Pigloo is an explorer. His destination? The North Pole. Big sister Paisley has doubts about Pigloo's plan, but Pigloo knows that explorers have to be patient as well as brave. When Pigloo takes his sled to the top of a hill, he sets off on his expedition--with a little unexpected help.This sweet, expressively illustrated story shows that sometimes the greatest adventures are the ones that happen in your own backyard.
Series: Creating Unforgettable CharactersA Practical Guide to Character Development in Films, TV Series, Advertisements, Novels & Short StoriesPaperbackLinda Seger9780805011715$19.99PERFORMING ARTS Jul 15, 1990
In this book, Linda Seger shows how to create strong, multidimensional characters in fiction, covering everything from research to character block. Interviews with today's top writers complete this essential volume.
The Number Three is having an identity crisis-there are so many other things he could do with his life; why stop at being just a number? He tries being a ship's anchor, a spatula, even a shiny bronze sculpture, and he won't listen when the other numbers beg him to come back to the lineup. But after awhile, Number Three starts to realize that what he enjoys most is the job no one else can do: being the Number Three.It's Not Easy Being Number Three is a clever book that celebrates the importance of feeling appreciated for one's talents.
Series: SeahorsesFirst EditionHardcoverJennifer Keats Curtis9780805092394$26.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Sep 18, 2012
One day, a baby seahorse is born, turning and tumbling as he floats through ocean currents alongside his three hundred brothers and sisters.Like a tiny, mythical dragon, the seahorse is a fascinating creature: he changes color to fit in with the surroundings of his spectacular coral reef and sea grass surroundings; his lizard-like eyes can look in two directions at once; and when he has grown, he—not the female—will give birth to the next batch of whirling seahorses.Jennifer Keats Curtis's evocative language and Chad Wallace's shimmering illust... + Read More
Series: Six of CrowsSix of CrowsHardcoverLeigh Bardugo9781627792127$21.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 29, 2015
The Grishaverse will be coming to Netflix soon withShadow and Bone, an original series!Enter the Grishaverse with the #1New York Times–bestsellingSix of Crows.Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone. . . .A convict with a thirst for revenge.A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.A runaway with a ... + Read More
Series: MazeA Riddle In Words and PicturesPaperbackChristopher Manson9780805010886$15.95YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 - 17Nov 15, 1985
This is not really a book. This is a building in the shape of a book...a maze. Each numbered page depicts a room in the maze. Tempted? Test your wits against mine. I guarantee that my maze will challenge you to think in ways you've never thought before. But beware. One wrong turn and you may never escape!
Series: Six of CrowsCrooked KingdomA Sequel to Six of CrowsHardcoverLeigh Bardugo9781627792134$26.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 27, 2016
The Grishaverse will be coming to Netflix soon withShadow and Bone, an original series!Crooked Kingdom: the highly anticipated sequel to Leigh Bardugo's thrilling #1New York Times-bestsellingSix of Crows.Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to roo... + Read More
Series: BrzezinskiA Life on the Grand Chessboard of PowerHardcoverPatrick Vaughan9780805083163$38.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 03, 2019
The first biography of the influential national security adviser and strategic thinker whose ideas have helped shape American foreign policy for five decadesDrawing on exclusive access to Zbigniew Brzezinski's private archives and diaries as well as original interviews with his colleagues and rivals, Patrick Vaughan shows how this Polish-born professor willed himself and his ideas to the center of U.S. foreign policy, setting America on the course that would eventually triumph in the Cold War.At the center of the narrative are two pivotal relat... + Read More
Series: The True FlagTheodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American EmpireHardcoverStephen Kinzer9781627792165$39.00HISTORY Jan 24, 2017
The bestselling author ofOverthrowandThe Brothersbrings to life the forgotten political debate that set America’s interventionist course in the world for the twentieth century and beyond.How should the United States act in the world? Americans cannot decide. Sometimes we burn with righteous anger, launching foreign wars and deposing governments. Then we retreat—until the cycle begins again. No matter how often we debate this question, none of what we say is original. Every argument is a pale shadow of the first and greatest debate, which erupte... + Read More
Series: Kinsey Millhone Alphabet MysteriesI is for InnocentA Kinsey Millhone NovelFirst EditionHardcoverSue Grafton9780805010855$45.50FICTION May 15, 1992
Readers of Sue Grafton's fiction know she never writes the same book twice, and"I" Is For Innocent is no exception. Her most intricately plotted novel to date, it is layered in enough complexity to baffle even the cleverest among us.Lonnie Kingman is in a bind. He's smack in the middle of assembling a civil suit, and the private investigator who was doing his pretrial legwork has just dropped dead of a heart attack. In a matter of weeks the court's statute of limitations will put paid to his case. Five years ago David Barney walked when a jury ... + Read More
Series: Good Night, FireflyA Picture BookHardcoverGabriel Alborozo9781627792226$19.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Jun 02, 2015
Here is a magical bedtime story, sure to inspire readers with its message of friendship and kindness.Nina is afraid of the dark. Luckily she has a nightlight, but one night the power goes out. What can Nina do to keep the shadows from creeping in? She catches a firefly to keep her company. But soon it’s clear that what works for Nina is not good for her new friend, and so Nina has to make a decision.This is a story that celebrates the joy of doing the right thing—even when it’s not easy to do—with stunning black-and-white illustrations and fire... + Read More
A revised edition of the bestselling guide to easy and effective home beauty treatments from America's natural beauty expertBeauty in modern America is a multibillion-dollar industry, and consumers spend hundreds of dollars on beauty products only to discover that they aren't satisfactory or effective.Natural Beauty at Home includes over two hundred of Janice Cox's recipes (many have been passed down through three generations of her family) for everything from shampoo and mouthwash to face masks and lip gloss, so readers can customize their bea... + Read More
Series: The Mouse and the MoonHardcoverGabriel Alborozo9781627792240$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Sep 27, 2016
This is the story of a little mouse who lives in a dark and wild wood. He is all alone, except for his friend the moon. Each night the mouse tells the moon all of his news, his hopes, and his fears. But the moon never replies. So the little mouse ventures out to find his friend—and finds someone unexpected instead.Gabriel Alborozo's beautiful illustrations shift from black and white to color, celebrating the dawn of a new day and the beginning of a new friendship.
Series: Here Are My HandsFirst EditionHardcoverBill Martin Jr.9780805003284$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5Apr 15, 1987
Ideally suited to the board-book format,Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold illustrations do more than name the eyes, ears, nose, and toes. By featuring children of many different backgrounds, the book quietly celebrates the commonality of people around the world.
Series: The Andy Cohen DiariesA Deep Look at a Shallow YearFirst EditionHardcoverAndy Cohen9781627792288$29.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Nov 11, 2014
ANew York Times bestseller,The Andy Cohen Diaries chronicles a year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent wordsAs a TV Producer and host of the smash late night showWatch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed diary of one year in his life, Andy goes out on the town, drops names, hosts a ton of shows, becomes codependent withReal Housewives, makes trouble, calls his mom, drops some more names, and, while searching for... + Read More
No other people over so long a history have shown a greater knack for survival than the Italians. In this wryly affectionate book, Hofmann reveals his adopted countrymen in all their glorious paradoxes, capturing their national essence as no other book has done since Luigi Barzini's classic,The Italians. The national art of "arrangement"-- dodging taxes, double-dealing, working only as hard as one must-- is counteracted by Italian inventive genius, gusto for life, fierce individuality, deep family bonds (as well as animosities), and a marvelous... + Read More
Series: The Prydain CompanionA Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander's Prydain ChroniclesFirst EditionHardcoverMichael O. Tunnell9781627792349$28.99YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 - 18Sep 23, 2014
An informative resource for formal studies of the Prydain Chronicles, as well as an excellent opportunity to delve into the fantastic workings of Prydain"The Prydain Companion is more than a quick reference or handy glossary, though it is all of that as well. Instructive, certainly. But, like any good companion, a pleasure to be with over a long period of time." —Lloyd Alexander, from the forewordThis intriguing volume is at once a wonderful reference resource and a vehicle for exploration and discovery in itself. Complete with a biographical s... + Read More
Series: The Seductive Art of AstrologyMeet Your Dream Lover Through the StarsPaperbackCarole Golder9780805010251$21.99BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Apr 15, 1989
In this book, Carole Golder shows you how to meet and seduce the person of your dreams, and gives practical advice on becoming irresistible to persons of any Zodiac sign.