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An Afternoon With Author Hena Khan

Event date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Reading from her newest books, book sales and signing for ages 4-13. Crafts for little ones. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Make Space, Muslim Students Association of George Mason University, & Scrawl Books. RSVP here.

Event address: 
George Mason University: Planetary Hall Room 131
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Amina's Voice Cover Image
Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes Cover Image

April Staff Picks

Don’t know what to read next? Let us be your guide! Here are some of our favorites this month.

Need even more ideas? Check out last month's picks.

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455588237
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Twelve - March 6th, 2018

Where'd You Go, Bernadette Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316204262
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

The Woman in the Window Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - January 2nd, 2018

The Immortalists Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 9th, 2018

The Secret Garden (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141321066
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Puffin Books - March 27th, 2008

Fangirl Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250030955
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 10th, 2013

March Staff Picks

Don’t know what to read next? Let us be your guide! Here are some of our favorites this month.

Need even more ideas? Check out last month's picks.

Women & Power: A Manifesto Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631494758
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - December 12th, 2017

Renegades Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250044662
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 7th, 2017

The Shadow of the Wind Cover Image
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143034902
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Penguin Books - January 25th, 2005

American Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062473042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 14th, 2017

The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 28th, 2017

Things You Should Already Know about Dating, You F*cking Idiot Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316465328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - October 17th, 2017

Baby Monkey, Private Eye Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338180619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 27th, 2018

You Are Here: An Owner's Manual for Dangerous Minds Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250119889
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - March 7th, 2017

Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #10) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062073495
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - January 18th, 2011

Signed Copies

We have signed copies available for these titles. Check back frequently for updates.

Suspect Red Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423157540
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 19th, 2017

Hello Goodbye Dog Cover Image
By Maria Gianferrari, Patrice Barton (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626721777
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 25th, 2017

Turtles All the Way Down (Signed Edition) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525555384
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

The Magic Misfits Cover Image
By Neil Patrick Harris, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator), Kyle Hinton (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316391825
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 21st, 2017

One Shadow on the Wall Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462952
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017

It Started with Goodbye Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780310758662
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blink - May 9th, 2017

Fort-Building Time Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399556555
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

The Last Magician Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481432078
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Pulse - July 18th, 2017

Our Own Private Universe Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780373211982
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harlequin Teen - January 31st, 2017

Strange the Dreamer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316341684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 28th, 2017

Kissing Max Holden Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250111166
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swoon Reads - August 1st, 2017

Flood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781478970781
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Center Street - June 27th, 2017

Read the World

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399588822
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - March 21st, 2017

The Sky Over Lima Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780544630055
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 17th, 2016

Here Comes the Sun Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631492945
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 6th, 2017

Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609454326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - September 12th, 2017

The Girl from the Garden Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062388391
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Ecco Press - May 10th, 2016

Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812985085
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - April 4th, 2017

Men Without Women: Stories Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translator), Ted Goossen (Translator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451494627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 9th, 2017

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from Syria in a Wheelchair Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062659637
Availability: Subject to availability - We will e-mail you an update upon receiving your order.
Published: Harper Wave - October 11th, 2016

The Gun Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616957681
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - January 24th, 2017

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399588174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - November 15th, 2016

Under the Udala Trees Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780544811799
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - September 20th, 2016

A Strangeness in My Mind (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307744845
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - September 20th, 2016

Sleeping on Jupiter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977511
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - September 6th, 2016

Iza's Ballad Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, George Szirtes (Introduction by), George Szirtes (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681370347
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York Review of Books - October 18th, 2016

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399185045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avery Publishing Group - September 20th, 2016

Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Writer's Awakening Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781620972403
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Press - October 4th, 2016

I'll Sell You a Dog Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781908276742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: And Other Stories - August 9th, 2016

American Library Association Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Stop by to get a closer look at the winners.

The Girl Who Drank the MoonJohn Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
The Girl Who Drank the Moon, written by Kelly Barnhill, is the 2017 Newbery Medal winner.
Three Newbery Honor Books also were named: Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan; The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog, written by Adam Gidwitz, illustrated by Hatem Aly; and Wolf Hollow, written by Lauren Wolk.

Radiant ChildRandolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated by Javaka Steptoe is the 2017 Caldecott Medal winner. The book was written by Javaka Steptoe.
Four Caldecott Honor Books also were named: Leave Me Alone! illustrated and written by Vera Brosgol; Freedom in Congo Square, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Carole Boston Weatherford; Du Iz Tak? illustrated and written by Carson Elliss; and They All Saw a Cat, illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel.

Books that Give Twice

Give these books and the publisher gives, too.

America the Great Cookbook Cover Image
By Joe Yonan (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781681882826
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Weldon Owen - October 31st, 2017

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Cover Image
By Ellen Oh (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101934593
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017

Refuge Cover Image
By Anne Booth, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316361729
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2016

Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity Cover Image
By Barbara Abdeni Massaad (Photographer)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781566560894
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Interlink Books - October 1st, 2015

National Book Awards

Sing, Unburied, Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501126062
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - September 5th, 2017

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634536
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - October 3rd, 2017

Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374125950
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 15th, 2017

Far from the Tree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062330628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Teen - October 3rd, 2017

Reston Reads

In His Own Words: Stories from the Extraordinary Life of Robert E. Simon Jr. Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780997314113
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Alcorn - March 26th, 2016

Reston A to Z Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631779534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mascot Books - November 1st, 2016

Myths & Monsters of Reston, Virginia: The Phenomenal and Frightening Findings of Dr. Padraigin W. Thalmeus, Pds. Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780997314137
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Eric MacDicken - October 13th, 2016

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