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joe-cottonwood's picture
Oct.11.2011
From School Library Journal Grade 4-7?While their parents attend a World Series game in San Francisco, Franny, 14, and her once-best friend Jennie, now a tattooed stranger wearing headphones, are babysitting her bratty brother Sidney. Clearly, getting reacquainted with Jennie, who moved...
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
May.05.2010
Late afternoon sun sneaks through the windows of a passport and visa office in an unnamed American city. Most customers and even most office workers have come and gone, but nine people remain. A punky teenager with an unexpected gift. An upper-class Caucasian couple whose relationship is...
judy-jackson's picture
Jan.20.2010
It is 1944. Anna Grant inherits a strange legacy from her mother, Dina: a treasure retrieved from a disaster in the Middle East, and a pile of yellowing notebooks.  The handwritten pages hint at a world of elegant Victorian tables and lavish balls. Yet behind the apparent calm in the family lies a...
jess-wells's picture
Jan.27.2008
"...compelling and resonant in its own time, acquiring yet another layer of relevancy." This exclusive Traingle Classics edition celebrates Jess Wells' extraordinary 1992 novel AfterShocks, in which a circle of women and men living in San Francisco confront their deepest fears after a...