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Indies First Small Business Saturday

Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. Indies First and Small Business Saturday are being held this year on Nov. 25, a day which is dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help communities thrive. Stop in all day for signed copies, free gifts, and author sightings.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Scrawl Books
11862 Market St
Reston, VA 20190

Book Signing with Joan Waites and Lezlie Evans

Event date: 
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Stop by Scrawl after the Reston Holiday Parade, and celebrate the season with two beautiful picture books!

Joan Waites's new book An Artist's Night Before Christmas follows Henri, the French artist mouse living in a French country house, as he tries to paint the perfect Christmas gift for a very special friend.

In Lezlie Evans's Finding Christmas  three woodland creatures create gifts for each other and discover the true meaning of friendship.

Event address: 
Scrawl Books
11862 Market St.
Reston, VA 20190
An Artist's Night Before Christmas Cover Image
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Signed Copies

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

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9780316504041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 19th, 2017

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Cover Image
By Leigh Bardugo, Sara Kipin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250122520
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Imprint - September 26th, 2017

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250171672
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 14th, 2017

Jane, Unlimited Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780803741492
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - September 19th, 2017

Little Elliot, Fall Friends Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627796408
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Published: Godwin Books Henry Holt and Company - August 29th, 2017

Suspect Red Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423157540
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 19th, 2017

Da Vinci's Tiger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060744243
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 10th, 2015

A Fairy Friend Cover Image
By Sue Fliess, Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781627790819
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - May 10th, 2016

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

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

The Magic Misfits Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316391825
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 21st, 2017

Bruce's Big Move Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 26th, 2017

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Finding Wild Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101932810
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2016

When We Collided Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781619638457
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - April 5th, 2016

The Ninth Hour Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374280147
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Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 19th, 2017

The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way) Cover Image
By Patrick McDonnell (Artist)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316502467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

Unstoppable: My Life So Far Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374279790
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 12th, 2017

Sourdough Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374203108
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2017

Cy Makes a Friend Cover Image
By Ann Marie Stephens, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781629795782
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 7th, 2017

On the Road with del & Louise Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941962893
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Published: Henery Press - September 15th, 2015

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

Breakthrough: Stories of Resilience, Tragedy, and Triumph Cover Image
$30.95
ISBN: 9781512783537
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Published: WestBow Press - May 12th, 2017

New in September

What Happened Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501175565
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 12th, 2017

A Column of Fire Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780525954972
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Published: Viking - September 12th, 2017

A Legacy of Spies Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735225114
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Published: Viking - September 5th, 2017

The Golden House Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780399592805
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Published: Random House - September 5th, 2017

Sourdough Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374203108
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2017

Sing, Unburied, Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501126062
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 5th, 2017

Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307718280
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 5th, 2017

August Arrivals

Wonder Woman: Warbringer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549731
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 29th, 2017

Tumble & Blue Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525428442
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Published: Dial Books - August 29th, 2017

Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374304560
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - August 29th, 2017

Ban This Book Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765385567
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Published: Starscape Books - August 29th, 2017

All the Dirty Parts Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781632868046
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - August 29th, 2017

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216136
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 29th, 2017

The Burning Girl Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393635027
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 29th, 2017

Glass Houses Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250066190
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 29th, 2017

Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250138903
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - August 29th, 2017

Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781594749773
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Published: Quirk Books - August 29th, 2017

Thornhill Cover Image
By Pam Smy, Pam Smy (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626726543
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 29th, 2017

Dirty Tricks Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781617739453
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Published: Dafina Books - August 29th, 2017

My Absolute Darling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735211179
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 29th, 2017

The Hidden Light of Northern Fires Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250122353
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - August 29th, 2017

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250081438
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 29th, 2017

Read the World

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

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

Here Comes the Sun Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631491764
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 5th, 2016

Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781609452926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - November 1st, 2016

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

Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

The Return (Pulitzer Prize Winner): Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812985085
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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
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 9th, 2017

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from War-Torn Syria in a Wheelchair Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062567734
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Published: Harper Wave - October 11th, 2016

The Gun Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616957681
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Published: Soho Crime - January 24th, 2017

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

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

A Strangeness in My Mind Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307744845
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Published: Vintage - September 20th, 2016

Sleeping on Jupiter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977511
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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
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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
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - September 20th, 2016

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

I'll Sell You a Dog Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781908276742
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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.

National Book Awards

The Underground Railroad Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542364
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 2nd, 2016

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Nation Books - August 15th, 2017

The Performance of Becoming Human Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781936767465
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Published: Brooklyn Arts Press LLC - April 1st, 2016

March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

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