Childrens

Women in Science

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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749769
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 26th, 2016

This beautifully illustrated book of important women scientists in history goes beyond Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell and introduces us to 50 women we should all know about.  You might be surprised by how many you don’t know.  

Dina


The Inquisitor’s Tale

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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426165
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2016

France, 1242. One young priest-in-training, one Jewish boy, and one peasant girl hiding prophetic visions are thrown together on a quest to escape persecution and save precious holy texts from being destroyed. Based on years of exhaustive research, The Inquisitor's Tale features gorgeous illustrations in the style of historical illuminated manuscripts, a dog saint, a dragon with literal killer farts...and a deeply moving story that asks difficult questions with flair. Every page is a gem. Absolutely phenomenal.

Rebecca


The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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$13.56
ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Kelly Barnhill is an enchantress and her magic is to weave stories that catch you, pull you in, and never let you go. She takes age-old truths and weaves them together to form a dazzling tapestry of story. The result is brilliant; timeless and new and fascinating, filled with perfect small moments and large encompassing truths...some of which are the same thing.

Marika


A Thousand Nights

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$9.99
ISBN: 9781484728475
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 6th, 2016

Not just another YA version of A Thousand and One Arabian Nights. Inspired by the original tale, but diverging in the various forms of magic that haunts this story, from ancestral power to a desert demon, and the powerful women at its core. Every thread of this will keep you entwined and reading and wanting more.

Tildy


What Color is the Wind?

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By Anne Herbauts (Created by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781592702213
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - October 4th, 2016

When a child sets out to discover what the wind is, he ends up on a poetic and philosophical journey that uses all the senses. Herbauts' gorgeously textured illustrations make this book a tactile experience, one that readers will return to time and again. Quite simply, this book is a perceptive marvel.

Marika


Two Naomis

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780062414250
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - September 13th, 2016

Naomi Marie and Naomi Edith have nothing in common except a name. But their parents are dating each other, and it's getting serious. The last thing the Naomis want to do is spend even more time together, working on a coding project, but no one asked what they want.

Sarah


Scythe

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781442472426
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 22nd, 2016

In a near-utopian future all natural causes of death have been solved, leaving Scythes to select who lives and dies...but there is dissension within the ranks. National Book Award winner Shusterman explores questions of mortality and justice in this enthralling science fiction tale.

Rebecca


A Christmas Memory

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$18.99
ISBN: 9780385392761
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 28th, 2014

This is an American holiday classic I read every Christmas, and one my husband enjoyed it so much he recommended it to his friends. It's a little story with big heart and completely unlike most of Capote's works. This special edition includes an audio CD narrated by Academy Award winning Celeste Holm.

Molly


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