August 2015

NAGASAKI: LIFE AFTER NUCLEAR WAR

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Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780670025626
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Viking - July 28th, 2015

Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the bombing, like John

Hershey’s much earlier book, Hiroshima, Southard brings us the horrific

story of that day and the years that followed  through the detailed, first-person

accounts of five survivors.

DALE

 


The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374300227
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - May 12th, 2015

Phillip Hoose tells the amazing story of a group of Danish boys who disagree with their government’s decision to let Nazi Germany take over their country without a fight. Danish resistance began with boys on bicycles committing annoying acts of sabotage. Kid Power!!

Carol

 


Dragons Beware!

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By Rafael Rosado (Illustrator), Jorge Aguirre
$14.99
ISBN: 9781596438781
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - May 12th, 2015

Claudette and her team are back in their second adventure! They may have defeated a giant, but they’re about to be tested again. This time they’re facing down none other than the dragon who defeated Claudette’s father.  To make things worse, some pesky princes and an evil sorcerer are getting in the way. This dynamic sequel is sure to be snatched up by excited adventurers!  

Marika

 


Lumberjanes

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Lumberjanes Beware the Kitten Holy: Vol. 1 Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781608866878
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Published: Boom Box - April 7th, 2015

Noelle Stevenson (Nimona) is back with the wildly fun Lumberjanes, about a troop of girl campers with a habit of getting into trouble with three-eyed wolves, hipster yetis, and eerie cookie-baking boy scouts. With Rosie the Riveter for a camp director, these girls are far more likely to make history than to ever be well-behaved.

Alexander

 


Between Shades of Gray

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780142420591
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Published: Speak - April 3rd, 2012

Fifteen-year-old Lina lives an ordinary life in Lithuania until Soviet soldiers pack her family onto a train and send them to a work camp in Siberia. There Lina must fight to survive while maintaining hope that her father may still be alive, and they will one day be reunited. A nuanced look at one of the lesser-known atrocities of World War II. For fans of The Book Thief and Code Name Verity.

Rebecca

 


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