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May Staff Picks

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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544811904
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 18th, 2016

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781592407323
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avery Publishing Group - November 6th, 2012

The Kite Runner Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594631931
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

Sweetbitter Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781101875940
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 24th, 2016

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (Auntie Poldi Adventure #1) Cover Image
By Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781328863577
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 6th, 2018

Horns & Wrinkles Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780618981786
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 1st, 2008

Startup Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316360364
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 3rd, 2018

Ship It Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003131
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Published: Freeform - May 1st, 2018

The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250048097
Availability: Available to Order
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 1st, 2013

April Staff Picks

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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
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678416
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Published: William Morrow - January 2nd, 2018

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

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

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

March Staff Picks

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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 - February 14th, 2017

The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

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

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

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

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

Signed Copies

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

A House That Once Was Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626723146
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 1st, 2018

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

Point Blank: Poems Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780997797220
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Published: Silver Birch Press - October 18th, 2016

Warlight Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521198
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 8th, 2018

The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls Cover Image
By Jessica Spotswood (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763694258
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 13th, 2018

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls Cover Image
By Jessica Spotswood (Editor)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536200256
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 13th, 2018

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

Blood and Sand Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765380098
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Published: Tor Teen - January 16th, 2018

Flood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781478970781
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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
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 17th, 2016

Here Comes the Sun Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631492945
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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: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062388391
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Ecco - 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
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
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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 (Vintage International) 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
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
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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.

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
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 15th, 2017

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

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