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The Smell of Paint
Nothing makes Jess happier than running, so she is thrilled when a high-performance coach invites her to join the city track team. It also doesnt hurt that the...
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It had come to this: breastfeeding her screaming three-month-old while sitting on the cigarette-scarred floor of a union hall, lying to her husband so she could...
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HAVING A STORY TO TELL IS ONLY THE BEGINNING Thinking of sending that manuscript to an agent or publisher? Wonder what really goes on in publishing companies? What...
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Emma, the plucky but foolish cluck, is back and about to demonstrate one more time that being a chicken is not all it’s cracked up to be. In her latest escapade,...
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Most chickens have enough sense to run when a coyote comes near. Not Emma. She thinks she can outfox a hungry canine despite the warnings of the farmer and his...
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This unique picturebook takes you on a journey around the world. It shows how children around the globe receive books by mobile libraries - including a camel...
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Desire:  Women Write About Wanting
Lisa Solod Warren’s new anthology explores the intense wants women rarely confess. Wanting to be loved, to get married, to have children, and to have a successful...
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Virtual Maniac is a book of poetry for every day and every reason. Margriet Ruurs' poem-stories describe familiar feelings, like those you have when you look at...
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A gorgeous introduction to wildlife families that features breath-taking art full of hidden surprises for young readers. The lively alliterative text in Wild Babies...
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Illustrations by Andrew Kiss
In this beautifully illustrated book, one busy family finds lots to do from sun up to sunset. At the campsite, there’s wood to chop for the fire and fish to catch....
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Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who’s got big dreams—to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously...
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Everything changes when ten-year-old Isabelle discovers that she is the heir to Fortune’s Farm, a wondrous place where the last vestiges of magic grow.  For as...
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Thirty-six Pacific Northwest authors came together for a week-long marathon of writing live on stage in Seattle. The result? Hotel Angeline: A Novel in 36 Voices, a...
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DARK STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL (A Jack the Ripper Mystery)
In 1888 in New York City, the search for a killer of prostitutes comes to an end with the capture of Doctor Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman. But...
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Thinner than a Hair
Told in the first person voice of a young woman coming of age as her country falls into war and hatred, the deceptively simple narrative takes the reader on a...
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Kings of Colorado
A heartfelt portrait of a bygone age. William Sheppard had never ventured beyond his Chicago neighborhood until, at thirteen, he was sent away to the Swope Ranch...
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Night Chant by Andrew Demcak
The terse, dark pieces in Andrew Demcak’s fourth collection of poems occur under the cover of night.  Into a richly macabre cityscape, the voices in these...
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This I Believe: Fatherhood
Compelling stories of fatherhood from the popular NPR radio show From the popular radio series This I Believe comes this touching and thought-provoking compilation...
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Lovers & Fugitives
Lovers and Fugitives is a spellbinding tale of suspense set amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, an inspiring tribute to the human spirit in the face of...
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