June 2016

Outrun the Moon

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780399175411
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2016

Mercy Wong is determined to break free of the poverty of San Francisco's Chinatown, but in 1906 her options are limited. Her best chance is an education at the prestigious St. Clare's School for Girls. Using ingenuity and just a little bribery, she gains admittance and faces off against her wealthy classmates - but when the great San Francisco earthquake strikes, it will take all of her wits to keep her friends safe and reunite with her family.

Rebecca


Ask Me

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By Suzy Lee (Illustrator), Bernard Waber
$6.00
ISBN: 9780547733944
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - July 14th, 2015

Take a walk and enjoy a conversation both ordinary and extraordinary. This is a pitch-perfect father daughter story illustrated in vibrant color and expressive line by Suzy Lee- flip it open to any page and marvel at it! A great Fathers' Day gift!

Marika


Star Wars Lost Stars

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By Claudia Gray, Phil Noto (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484724989
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - September 4th, 2015

A love story between a rebel and an Imperial officer, both of whom have their beliefs and loyalties tested time and time again. This book is chock full of complicated characters wrestling with moral ambiguity. A fascinating look at life for normal people living in the Star Wars universe.

Shana


Some Kind of Happiness

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ISBN: 9781442466012
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2016

Finley is spending the summer with her grandparents -- who she's never met thanks to some big family secret -- while her parents decide whether they're getting divorced. But she convinces her cousins to join her in the Everwood, her imaginary world, in the woods behind their house. Fabulous writing drives this darker but happier version of Bridge to Terebithia.

Sarah


Imagine Me Gone

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780316261357
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 3rd, 2016

Writing convincingly and with nuance about mental illlness, and writing about family without maudlinism or sentimentality, and writing from numerous points of view without making the reader dizzy and confused - all these are difficult, and yet Haslett does them all brilliantly in this novel. The characters are incisive and compelling and the prose is fluid and exquisite. You'll find it hard to put down, and hard to stop thinking about after you do.

David


Prudence

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$14.99
ISBN: 9780316212250
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Published: Orbit - February 2nd, 2016

A group of young Brits head to India in search of (what else) tea. But they’re in for quite an adventure, one involving werewolves, vampires, and even politics. A thoroughly enjoyable Steampunk romp! Grab some iced tea and nibbles and soak up some sunshine as you escape.

 

Marika

 


The Cowboy Bible & Other Stories

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By Carlos Velazquez, Achy Obejas (Translator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781632060228
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Published: Restless Books - January 26th, 2016

You have not read anything like The Cowboy Bible and if you’ve read anything like The Cowboy Bible it was likely the "Cowboy Bible." Something like a short-story collection, something like a novel, something like a hybrid, this burrito and lucha fueled bonkers work of fiction heralds an important new voice in world literature.

Josh

 


Do Over Dogs

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$174.95
ISBN: 9781929242696
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Published: Dogwise Publishing - June 25th, 2010

Excellent information on everything you need to know about adopting a rescue dog; from shelter life to positive training and rehabilitation.  Pat Miller breaks down myths from facts and provides clarity and understanding so you know exactly what to do and when.  Invaluable.

Susannah

 


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