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Jan.15.2014
In Cooking with an Asian Accent, award-winning author Ying Compestine, a nationally renowned authority on Asian culture and cuisine, reveals how to make delicious home-cooked meals that nourish the senses and the soul using accessible ingredients, simple preparations, and thrilling flavors....
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Aug.01.2011
My book, The Grace of Everyday Saints: How a Band of Believers Lost Their Church and Found Their Faith, asks: What is sacred? Where is the truth? What does it mean when everything you have counted on is suddenly no longer there? This true story is about a group of Catholics in one San Francisco...
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Jul.14.2009
Windsor Armstrong has a problem: her football superstar son, Pushkin X, is in love with a Russian lap dancer. In Windsor's opinion, Pushkin is throwing away everything she has worked for. When she was an unwed teenage mother, Windsor left her shady Detroit roots to attend Harvard. She raised...
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Jul.02.2009
“My interest in [frogs] started when I was four or five. I tell kids, if there is something you like doing—stick with it!” When Tyrone Hayes was growing up in Columbia, South Carolina, he didn't worry about pesticides in water. He just liked to wade in and collect frogs, snapping turtles, and...
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Jul.01.2009
Kirkus Reviews:"This is a fascinating look into the work of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project. Illustrated with stunning photographs, it is a stellar example of children's nonfiction..."
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Jul.01.2009
Booklist starred review:"This beautifully crafted picture book pays tribute to one of the world's lesser-known animal heroes: Hachiko...Turner unfolds this poignant true story in the natural, unaffected voice of Kentaro, a fictional little boy, who wonders at the dog's unswerving devotion....
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Mar.07.2009
For 16-year-old Leila Abranel, the suicide of a much older half sister sparks a journey of discovery as she tries to figure out why. Her family is complicated-Rebecca and Clare, her father's daughters from his first marriage, are more than 20 years her senior. Leila was close to their mother, who...
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Mar.07.2009
In My Heartbeat, this year's Books for Youth Top of the List winner, Freymann-Weyr focused on the intensity of relationships. Intense emotions are at work here, too, but they are not directed at people. Phebe has devoted her life to ballet, and Nikolai to chess. They meet when Phebe, curious to see...
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Mar.07.2009
Narrator Ellen learns about love, family and "society's unwritten rules" in this sophisticated but gentle novel set in Manhattan. Ellen adores her older brother, Link, and has had a crush on Link's best friend, James, since seventh grade. But at 14, when she starts high school, popular...
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Mar.07.2009
Sophie Merdinger, 15, is a swimmer and a dedicated student who, after three years, is still obsessed with her younger brother's death. Her mother is dating for the first time since her husband moved out during their son's illness. Sophie has a hard time forgiving her father and is resistant to...