August 2016

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Vol 1: BFF

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By Amy Reeder (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Brandon Montclare (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Natacha Bustos (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781302900052
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Marvel Comics - July 5th, 2016

Lunella wants to find a cure for the In human genes lurking inside her, the ones that could change her into something else at any moment. Her parents just want her to be a normal girl. Meeting a time-displaced dinosaur and using her inventions to fight crime wasn't really something anyone wanted, but it turns out Devil Dinosaur, in his own way, understands her better than anyone else. A great story that about friendship and figuring out who you really are.

Shana


The Great White Shark Scientist

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By Sy Montgomery, Keith Ellenbogen (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544352988
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 7th, 2016

Through words and pictures, Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen tell the story of the work of

Dr. Greg Skomal, a Great White Shark researcher who investigates these interesting creatures in the waters off of Cape Cod. Your past assumptions about shark and shark behavior will be changed dramatically while reading this intriguing book. Sy and Keith have done it again!

Carol


The Storyteller

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By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481435185
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2016

Long ago the kingdom of Morocco formed at the edge of the great Sahara, sustained by thirst-quenching fountains and storytellers who brought the people together. There it flourished for many years, but as the kingdom grew, the people forgot the dangers of the desert and the importance of the storytellers. This beautifully illustrated folk tale illuminates and celebrates the power of a story well told.

Rebecca


Compass South

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By Hope Larson, Rebecca Mock (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374300432
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 28th, 2016

This high-seas adventure will take you from NYC to New Orleans, around Cape Horn, and even through the jungle. When two sets of orphaned twins are separated, they’ll do whatever it takes to find their siblings. But with a pirate gang after them, it won’t be easy! With breakneck pacing and beautifully dynamic illustrations, readers will be riveted. If you enjoy Tintin’s adventures, pick this up!

Marika


Look Both Ways

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ISBN: 9780553511864
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 14th, 2016

A hilarious and heartfelt look at how complicated attraction can be, about finding your passion in life, about changing your labels, and also Shakespeare musical mashups. Set against the backdrop of a zany summer repertory theater, Brooklyn's journey of self discovery is perfect for teens (and adults) with a passion for the arts. This is the kind of book I wish I had as a teenager!  

Mackenzie


Alif the Unseen

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ISBN: 9780802121226
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Published: Grove Press - April 2nd, 2013

Written by the author of the breakaway comics hit "Ms. Marvel", Alif the Unseen has been called "A Golden Compass for the Arab Spring." Alif is a hacker who falls in love with the wrong girl, finds  himself on the wrong side of the government's internet security thugs, and becomes embroiled in an adventure that blurs the boundaries between magic, faith, and technology.

Jessica


The Last Samurai

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ISBN: 9780811225502
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 31st, 2016

A brilliant exploration of intelligence, art, identity, parenthood, and Kurosawa’s The Seven Samurai, DeWitt’s debut tells the story of Ludo, the young genius and Sibylla, his almost as smart mother is a carnival of styles and ideas. The perfect book everyone accused of being too smart for their own good.

Josh


Ava's Man

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ISBN: 9780375724442
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Published: Vintage - August 13th, 2002

Rick Bragg masterfully weaves together anecdotes about a true Southern legend—his grandfather. Capturing both the trials and the joys of his grandfather’s life, Bragg illumines the backwoods of north Georgia & Alabama during the Great Depression. Brawler, moonshiner, roofer, & lover, Charlie Bundrum was larger than life, adored by many & feared by most. It’s a gritty story, but also one of devotion & tenderness.

Matthew


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